Supporting Refugees with Microcredit in Phoenix

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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 …

WPF Invests $1,000,000 in Austin

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When Whole Planet Foundation starting funding microcredit in our own town, everything changed for our locally based donors who got to meet the women we had been describing, women whom we met all over the globe.  Women who are smart, strong, capable, industrious, skilled, and eager to share their challenges …

WPF Invests $500K in Boston

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With our partner Grameen America, Supplier Alliance for Microcredit donors Seventh Generation, Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, shoe vendor SR Max and Whole Foods Market Boston-area team members visited clients during an extraordinary day! We were able to meet ten empowered businesswomen like Damaris who runs her neighborhood that grew out of a …

Grant of $15,000 to IRC in San Diego will Empower Refugees

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Whole Planet Foundation Grant of $15,000 Empowering Entrepreneurs with the International Rescue Committee in San Diego, California Whole Planet Foundation visited our new microfinance partner the International Rescue Committee along with top donors Alaffia Anna Ankrom, Papyrus-Recycled Greetings Tony Huston, Reserveage Kaze Williams, Rishi Tea Jeffrey Champeau, Carrie Weber and …

WPF Commits $250,000 to Los Angeles

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Yesterday, Supplier Alliance for Microcredit partners convened in Los Angeles to meet microcredit clients, hosted by Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partner Grameen America.  Branch Manager Mr. Rashidul and Field Credit Officer Jessica introduced us to Lily who runs a neighborhood perfume, clothing and jewelry shop. Lily shares her business space …