Coronavirus is the Latest Dire Challenge Facing Poor Entrepreneurs in Ghana

Brian Doe Field Team Blogs, Microcredit, Microfinance Partners Leave a Comment

ID Ghana is helping build strong foundations to help them weather tough times. This is a photo of a loan group called Unity Group made up of microentrepreneurs in the poor, northern Accra suburb of Pokuase served by Whole Planet Foundation’s Ghanaian microfinance partner ID Ghana. I visited this group …

woman wearing kevita shirt with entrepreneurs in south africa

Supplier Alliance for Microcredit $50,000 Annual Donors are Alleviating Poverty with Whole Planet Foundation

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This year, we honor generous members of the Supplier Alliance for Microcredit annual $50,000 giving level who are collectively committing $650,000 in 2020 to alleviate poverty in the United States and around the world through microcredit. These like-minded brands are committed to supporting microentrepreneurs, primarily women, with opportunity. The microloans they …

Human Resilience, Microfinance, and the Evolution of Potatoes

JP Kloninger Field Team Blogs, Latin America and the Caribbean, Microcredit, Microfinance Partners 2 Comments

J.P. Kloninger is the Programs Manager for Whole Foods Market Team Member Giving and Whole Planet Foundation’s North America microfinance portfolio. He previously served as Program Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, and as Administrator of Finance and Business Analysis.  A native Californian who grew up in Costa Rica, J.P. …

$100K Supplier Partners are Alleviating Global Poverty

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It takes the combined efforts of our generous stakeholders to create opportunities around the globe. Suppliers who sell products in Whole Foods Market stores donate to alleviate global poverty through Whole Planet Foundation. Their contributions fund microloans for entrepreneurs, primarily women, living in poverty in the United States and in …

Whole Planet Foundation Top Supplier Donors are Helping to Alleviate Poverty in the United States and Abroad

Whole Planet Foundation 100K Supplier Partners, 50K Supplier Partners, Foundation News, Press Releases, Supplier Partnerships, Whole Foods Market Stores 1 Comment

Whole Planet Foundation is proud to announce this year’s top supplier donors who are helping to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products.  “With a microcredit loan, an impoverished woman can generate income and lift up …

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

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In Partnership with United Nations Association, Austin Chapter On Wednesday evening, March 4th, Whole Planet Foundation was invited to celebrate International Women’s Day with the United Nations Association Austin, Texas Chapter. The theme of the evening event was a reflection on Women and Economic Development. Introductions and opening comments were made by …