Supplier Donors Experience Microcredit with WPF & Partners

Sandy Mariscal Domestic Microlending, Microcredit, Supplier Partnerships 1 Comment

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 …

Supporting Refugees with Microcredit in Phoenix

Joy Stoddard Domestic Microlending, Foundation News, Microcredit, The United States, Travel 3 Comments

Whole Planet Foundation and donors meet in Arizona to witness a holistic approach to microcredit. With more than 22 million refugees in the world today, Whole Planet Foundation is proud to partner with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) who has been supporting refugees for 40 years. A refugee is defined as …

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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 Quarterly Programs Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

Daniel Zoltani Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Microcredit Leave a Comment

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 …

This Earth Day, Nourish your Body and Create Prosperity with Moringa

Olivia Hayden Microcredit, Supplier Partnerships Leave a Comment

This guest blog feature comes to us from Emma Giloth of Kuli Kuli. From April 19 to May 2, for every Kuli Kuli product sold at participating Whole Foods Market stores, Kuli Kuli will plant a moringa tree and donate 15% of each sale towards funding loans for micro-entrepreneurs with Whole …

Why We Give: $100K Fund Suppliers Create Prosperity

Olivia Hayden Foundation News, Supplier Partnerships, Whole Foods Market Stores Leave a Comment

Creating Prosperity Together This year, we aim to raise $3.2 million for poverty alleviation, and we just crossed the $3 million mark! We couldn’t do this without the help of our supplier partners, Whole Foods Market Team Members and shoppers, online donors, and YOU! As part of this year’s annual …

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Adding Value in Sri Lanka

Claire Kelly Asia and the Pacific, Field Team Blogs, Microcredit, Travel 1 Comment

This blog comes to us from Claire Kelly, WPF’s Regional Director for Asia/Pacific. Adding Value: Berendina’s Enterprise Development Services (EDS) Providing access to credit is the fundamental service of all of Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partners. But what is the best way to support borrowers as they use their loan …

2017 Prosperity Campaign Aims to Raise $3.2 Million

Olivia Hayden Events, Foundation News, Microcredit, Supplier Partnerships, Whole Foods Market Stores 1 Comment

Alleviating Poverty around the Globe Today marks the first day of Whole Planet Foundation’s 12th Prosperity Campaign, which funds microfinance organizations and microcredit loans to alleviate poverty where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s campaign goal is $3.2 million, which will give approximately 90,000 opportunities to those living in extreme poverty …

Monthly Donors Invest in Families Worldwide

Olivia Hayden Family Fund, Foundation News, Microcredit, Supplier Partnerships 1 Comment

Join the 15,000 individuals who donate monthly to support poverty alleviation through microcredit. By joining Whole Planet Foundation’s Family Fund, your recurring monthly gift will provide one or more microloans to entrepreneurs around the world in one year. The average first loan is $184 and an average entrepreneur supports 5 …

10 Gifts that Give Back to Whole Planet Foundation

Olivia Hayden Cookbook, Foundation News, Supplier Partnerships, Whole Foods Market Stores 2 Comments

As we search for perfect gifts for our loved ones, we often look for those with special meaning. Each year, with this spirit in mind, Whole Planet Foundation curates a list of gift ideas from brands helping us further our mission to fund microcredit around the world. Here are some of our …