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Join Whole Foods Market® and Whole Planet Foundation® in-store and online to reach 88,000 more microentrepreneurs living in poverty around the globe and in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada.


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Our 2018 $100K Fund™ and Supplier Alliance for Microcredit™

These partners have collectively pledged $1.2 million for global microlending programs this year.





Our Mission:


We empower the world’s poorest people with microcredit, giving them a chance to create or expand a home-based business to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.


ABOUT US

We provide funds to pro-poor microfinance institutions.



They empower the world’s poorest people by creating access to financial capital in the form of microloans.


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Our Impact:


Since we were established by Whole Foods Market® in 2005, we’ve funded 2.6 million microloans to help entrepreneurs improve their own lives in countries where Whole Foods Market® sources products. Loan repayments grow our impact over time, as funds cycle through the microfinance institutions and communities we fund.


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88% of clients are women.

MEET CLIENTS

We work in 71 Countries


Including the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.


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Madely

Madely runs a nail salon with a loan from our microfinance partner Grameen America in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Our operating expenses are covered by Whole Foods Market®, so 100% of your donation funds microcredit loans for entrepreneurs like Madely.

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Jane

Jane sells tomatoes with a small loan from our microfinance partner MicroLoan Foundation in Zambia.

Give Monthly

Invest in a region where Whole Planet Foundation funds microcredit. After a year, your monthly donation will equal the average first loan in that region.

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Our Donors

We’re proud to receive gifts from individual donors, Whole Foods Market shoppers, brands, and corporate sponsors who believe in our mission to alleviate global poverty through entrepreneurship.

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Whole Foods Market®

We began to alleviate poverty in 2005 where the company sourced products. Since we began, Team Members have donated $9 million from their paychecks and the company has covered our operating expenses.

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#TeamWFM in Action

Hundreds of Whole Foods Market® Team Members have made an impact in 15 countries, donating their time and learning about microfinance partners as part of the Whole Foods Market Team Member Volunteer Program.

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