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Microfinance Partner BRAC Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zoe SoCOVID-19, Field Team Blogs, Microfinance Partners

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every one of our microfinance partners in different ways. The experience of this twin economic and health crisis differs from person to person, family to family, community to community, country to country. The Whole Planet Foundation team has been checking in with microfinance partners throughout …

Giving Thanks: Field Officer Award for Africa and the Middle East

Whole Planet FoundationField Officer Awards, Sub-Saharan Africa, The Middle East and North Africa

Unlike at traditional banks, portfolio managers for microfinance institutions need to travel daily to villages and often the homes of their clients as a key part of building a bond with the entrepreneurs they want to ensure succeed with the loans they take from WPF’s partners. This means long days …