Mercy Corps: Disaster Response and Preparation

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This blog comes to us from Mercy Corps, our microfinance partner in Nepal. WPF has funded $929,000 in Nepal since 2008, creating 12,038 microloans for entrepreneurs in the Sankhubashabha, Terhthum and Udaypur districts. The past few weeks have been devastating for hundreds of thousands of families. In the United States, Hurricane Harvey brought destructive …

Latin America/North America Field Officer Appreciation Award

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By Roxana Newton, WPF’s Latin/North America Program Manager Whole Planet Foundation is proud to fund microfinance institutions working tirelessly to serve some of the hardest-to-reach entrepreneurs in our program countries. Field Officers, also known as Field Credit Officers or Facilitators, are invaluable to the work of our institutional partners. This …

Buy Coffee to Support Microcredit on September 29

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Love coffee? Want to up your cup by helping to alleviate poverty in 68 countries? On #NationalCoffeeDay, September 29th, 2016, Allegro Coffee Company will be celebrating by giving back to the countries and communities that farm their amazing coffee. For every fresh brewed coffee purchased at Whole Foods Market, Allegro will donate $1 …

Divine Chocolate Supports Women Cocoa Farmers

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This holiday season, Divine Chocolate is supporting Whole Planet Foundation with a portion of sales from their Advent Calendar at Whole Foods Market stores. Learn more about their connection with our mission and the other initiatives they support:  At Divine Chocolate, we value our partnership with Whole Planet Foundation because …

Summer Music Series Raises Awareness for Whole Planet Foundation

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Over the summer, Whole Foods Market West Hollywood and Planet LA Records teamed up to produce another Summer Music Series to benefit Whole Planet Foundation, which was presented by ALO Drinks and Lifeway. This series raised enough to fund four microloans, which will impact not only the lives of the …