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WPF Quarterly Progams Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

Daniel Zoltani Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Microcredit 0 Comments

By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

WPF Quarterly Programs Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

Daniel Zoltani Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Microcredit 0 Comments

By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

If Sauerkraut and Mango Salsa Had a Baby, its Name Would Be Lasary Manga

Olivia Hayden Team Member Volunteers 2 Comments

Jon Martinek went on the Whole Foods Market Team Member Volunteer trip to Madagascar in 2015 – below, he shares a recipe he picked up along the way!  The staple foods of rural Madagascar are humble rice and beans cooked over an open fire with little seasoning beyond salt, onions and occasionally …

Guest Post: Madécasse Shares Stories from Madagascar

Katey Gorski Foundation News, Supplier Partnerships, Team Member Volunteers 2 Comments

In the following guest blog, Tim McCollum, one of the co-founders of our partner Madécasse, shares the brand’s connection to Madagascar, where Whole Planet Foundation funds microcredit through the Premiere Agence de Microfinance. We’re excited to deepen our partnership through new co-branded chocolate bars! We want people to know what Madagascar …