Your Involvement Makes a Difference.

  • Mariatou

    Sierra Leone

    Mariatou uses her microloan to buy and sell used shoes in her local marketplace.

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  • Vicenta

    East Samar

    Vicenta manages a convenience store and makes shell crafts with a loan from WPF partner NWTF.

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  • Victoria

    Malawi

    Victoria is using her microloan from WPF Partner MicroLoan Foundation to grow her small shop.

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Stories from the Field

100 Advocates Join The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project

The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project includes Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund members donating $325,000 to alleviate global poverty and the Poverty Is Unnecessary Benefit & Live Auction to celebrate the impact…

Do you Believe Poverty is Unnecessary? Our Partners Do!

Celebrate Poverty is Unnecessary Day October 25 Each year, we celebrate the Whole Foods Market® Global 5% Day that seeded Whole Planet Foundation. On October 25, 2005 these funds helped…

Celebrate the Poverty is Unnecessary Project October 11-31

Each year, we celebrate the Whole Foods Market® Global 5% Day that seeded Whole Planet Foundation. On October 25, 2005 these funds helped kick start the dream of alleviating poverty…

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2017 Prosperity Campaign

The Annual Prosperity Campaign has ended. Thank you for helping us surpass our fundraising goal of $3.2M in March!

Liberation Soup

The Whole Planet Foundation Cookbook features recipes from microcredit clients.

Celebrating Our Partners & Volunteers

Seventh Generation

Our Supplier Partners

Whole Foods Market® suppliers have donated more than $9 million to support our mission.

Microfinance Partners

Microfinance Partners

Microfinance organizations are Whole Planet Foundation's partners in the field.

Team Member Volunteers

Whole Foods Market Team Members are making an impact in eight countries this year.