Last-Mile Investment in Malawi: An Interview with GGEM Farming’s Ko Chijota

Zoe So Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Microfinance Partners, Sub-Saharan Africa 1 Comment

The Whole Planet Foundation team is excited to introduce our new partnership with GGEM Farming, a young social enterprise operating out of Nkhotakota, on the shores of Lake Malawi. GGEM Farming is the first partner we are engaging under a new initiative to make our funding more accessible to early …

honduras farmers

Farming + Finance for a Path out of Poverty

JP Kloninger Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Latin America and the Caribbean, Microcredit, Microfinance Partners Leave a Comment

At Whole Planet Foundation, we hold that microfinance is not a “silver bullet,” but an important component in a series of factors which can permanently lift people, families, and communities out of poverty.  Additionally, because people near the base of the economic pyramid often rely on subsistence farming or basic …

Mr Ogou Phoenix

IRC & Whole Planet Foundation Give Opportunity in Phoenix

Olivia Hayden Domestic Microlending, Foundation News, The United States Leave a Comment

Whole Planet Foundation recently received this story from the IRC in Phoenix, one of our microfinance partners in the United States. Since 2008, we have given opportunity to more than 30,000 clients in 14 U.S. cities thanks to partners like IRC. All photo credits: Lindy Drew. Mr. Koffi Ogou came …