Join our 2020 Prosperity Campaign
Nyachi is a microcredit client of Thrive Zimbabwe. She used her first microloan of approximately $50 USD to purchase chickens and poultry feed for her business. Join this year’s Prosperity Campaign to reach thousands more entpreneurs like Nyachi, who are looking for an opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty.
Microfinance Provides Opportunity
This is Nyachi with other members of Thrive Zimbabwe. Through Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partner Thrive Zimbabwe, Nyachi meets with her group to repay her loan on a regular schedule. The members provide solidarity and support to each other. Whole Planet Foundation provides funding to partners like Thrive who administer microcredit loans to entrepreneurs living in poverty.
WHO WE SUPPORT
Whole Foods Market founded Whole Planet Foundation in 2005 to alleviate poverty where the company sources products. Today, Whole Planet Foundation has funded over 3 million microcredit loans for people living in poverty in 77 countries, including the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Donate in Whole Foods Market stores and online during March to help us reach more people living in poverty around the globe.
Issifou borrows from Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partner Entrepreneurs du Monde in Togo. She sells kitchenware in her local marketplace.
Video: Reaching Millions through our Microfinance Partners
Whole Planet Foundation funds microcredit in 77 countries, including 17 cities in the United States. We work with local organizations who are passionate about helping their communities. Learn about our impact in South Africa with microfinance partner Small Enterprise Foundation.
$100K Fund and Supplier Alliance for Microcredit Donors
Funding microloans for the world’s poorest people through generous pledges and contributions in 2020.
The combined pledges of these supplier partners represent $1.05 million for poverty alleviation in 2019.
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Whole Planet Foundation Impact
Since we were established by Whole Foods Market in 2005, we’ve funded over 3 million microloans to help entrepreneurs improve their own lives. Loan repayments grow our impact over time.
SEE OUR IMPACT