About Whole Planet Foundation®*
*Updated metrics as of September 2017
Founded in 2005, Whole Planet Foundation is a Whole Foods Market® foundation that funds poverty alleviation worldwide where the company sources products.
The nonprofit’s mission is to empower the world’s poorest people with microcredit and the chance to create or expand a home-based business and lift themselves and their families out of poverty. As of September 2017, Whole Planet Foundation is alleviating poverty through microfinance partners in the United States and 70 other countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. To date, the nonprofit has disbursed $66 million dollars through microlending partners worldwide, funding 2.4 million microloans and 13.5 million opportunities for a better life for microentrepreneurs and their family members.
*Updated quarterly metrics available late February 2018.
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Whole Planet Foundation 2017 Overview Video
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