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The Spark of Entrepreneurship + Whole Planet Foundation: Part I

Whole Planet FoundationLatin America and the Caribbean, Microcredit, Teysha

This two part guest blog series comes to us from Sophie Eckrich, a former Whole Planet Foundation intern and founder of Teysha. Ten years ago, I embarked for a life-changing journey as an intern for Whole Planet Foundation with their microfinance partner, Grameen Bank, in Panajachel, Guatemala. I was 19 …

Living on One + Whole Planet Foundation: 2017 Update

Whole Planet FoundationFoundation News, Microcredit, Travel

This guest blog comes to us from our friends at Optimist, the filmmaking team behind Living on One Dollar. It’s been an exciting year for Living on One, Whole Planet Foundation and the communities in Guatemala that we’ve supported with microloans. Thanks to your generous donations, we’ve raised over $300,000 …

Memories from Guatemala

Olivia HaydenTeam Member Volunteers, Travel

Jaimee Rondeau, Associate Marketing Coordinator in the North Atlantic Region and traveled to Guatemala on the Whole Foods Market Team Member Volunteer Program in 2010. Read about her experience below. If you are a Whole Foods Market Team Member, you can apply for this year’s trips here as long as you are …