Whole Planet Foundation and Major Donors are Alleviating Poverty in Florida through Grameen America

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Featured photo: Some of our group with microcredit client Yareli and her daughter, in her bakery. Photo courtesy of Olivia Hayden. Whole Planet Foundation alleviates poverty in 17 cities in the United States and 75 additional countries that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products. In Miami, the Foundation supports …

Whole Planet Foundation and Donors Visit Harlem Entrepreneurs Supported by Grameen America

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Whole Planet Foundation has funded microfinance partner Grameen America since 2007, contributing $4.7 million to date to alleviate poverty in the United States in 14 cities including New York. Grameen America is dedicated to helping entrepreneurial women who live in poverty build businesses to generate income for themselves and their …

Supplier Donors Experience Microcredit with WPF & Partners

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Papyrus-Recycled Paper Greetings, founder of Whole Planet Foundation’s 100K Fund, dives into poverty alleviation! In addition to supporting Whole Planet Foundation’s mission since 2012 with an annual contribution of $100,000, they have traveled with us to international and domestic projects to witness the impact of their generosity in the field and volunteer alongside …

WPF Quarterly Programs Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

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By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

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WPF Quarterly Progams Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

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By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

WPF Invests $500K in Boston

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With our partner Grameen America, Supplier Alliance for Microcredit donors Seventh Generation, Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, shoe vendor SR Max and Whole Foods Market Boston-area team members visited clients during an extraordinary day! We were able to meet ten empowered businesswomen like Damaris who runs her neighborhood restaurant that grew out of …

#MJP2Contest Winner Sarita Witnesses Microcredit at Work in Los Angeles

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Congratulations to Sarita for being our #MJP2Contest winner! Her winning entry, pictured on the left, was one of many thoughtful submissions that she entered throughout the contest. Her caption below tells a story of hard work, dedication and creativity that provided an inspiring answer to contest prompt: “What empowers you?” “Since …

Celebrating Poverty is Unnecessary Day – Party for Prosperity

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Each year, Poverty is Unnecessary Day is an opportunity to mark the anniversary of the 5% Day that raised the seed funds for Whole Planet Foundation. It is also a time to highlight and thank our generous partners who support Whole Planet Foundation with a $25,000 annual commitment. Many of these …