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  • 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


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

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Stories from the Field

Microfinance in the Face of Adversity

Brian Doe is Whole Planet Foundation’s Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East.  During annual field visits to our microfinance partners, we often see them searching for better ways…

Mercy Corps: Disaster Response and Preparation

This blog comes to us from Mercy Corps, our microfinance partner in Nepal. WPF has funded $929,000 in Nepal since 2008, creating 12,038 microloans for entrepreneurs in the Sankhubashabha, Terhthum and Udaypur districts. Photo:…

Thank You for Running in the Virtual 10K!

Thank you to our friends who ran a Virtual 10K with us from August 3-7 this year. The combined impact of our $10,000 Fund partners, runners, Whole Foods Market® Team…

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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!

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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.