Monthly Donors Invest in Families Worldwide

Olivia Hayden Family Fund, Foundation News, Microcredit, Supplier Partnerships 1 Comment

Join the 15,000 individuals who donate monthly to support poverty alleviation through microcredit. By joining Whole Planet Foundation’s Family Fund, your recurring monthly gift will provide one or more microloans to entrepreneurs around the world in one year. The average first loan is $184 and an average entrepreneur supports 5 …

Sanitation Microfinance in Asia

Claire Kelly Asia and the Pacific, Field Team Blogs, Microcredit 1 Comment

Claire is the Asia/Pacific Regional Director for Whole Planet Foundation.  She is responsible for overseeing and expanding a portfolio spanning the region – from Pakistan to Samoa. Whole Planet Foundation’s partner in Indonesia, KOMIDA, analyzed their client information and determined that about 60% of their clients do not have access …

Guest Post: car2go Members Raise Over $80,000 Through #ride2provide

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In the following guest blog, car2go Communications Director Adrianne Wright shares about a car2go program that has raised enough to create more than 400 microloans. At car2go, our mission is to super serve communities in helping them get from Point A to Point B with ease. Last August, we launched “ride2provide” to …

The MFI of the Year for Africa/MENA Region Awarded to INMAA in Morocco

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The MFI of the Year for Africa/MENA region was awarded to our partner in Morocco, INMAA, an organization that has demonstrated consistent growth over recent years. Following a 2009-10 crisis of the once celebrated Moroccan microfinance sector, INMAA had lost half its clients. This crisis was due to unchecked rapid growth, over-indebtedness …