photographer on safari with elephant

Fair Trade Safaris: Experience the Best of Africa while Making an Impact

Whole Planet FoundationEvents, Sub-Saharan Africa, The Middle East and North Africa, Travel

This guest blog comes to us from Fair Trade Safaris, a new donor supporting our mission and Platinum Sponsor of this year’s Party with a Purpose Benefit in Austin, Texas. You can bid on a Fair Trade Safari package at this year’s event or online. Bid online from anywhere on …

Financial Diaries: Lessons from Small Enterprise Foundation in South Africa

Zoe SoField Team Blogs, Microcredit, Microfinance Partners, Sub-Saharan Africa

One of the core assumptions of microfinance is that the ability to reach a large number of borrowers helps bring efficiencies, sustainability, and impact. Many microfinance organizations often talk about their success in terms of scale and big picture numbers: how many borrowers do they reach? How big has the …

21 Hours and Here We Go

Katey GorskiTeam Member Volunteers

Whole Foods Market Team Member Volunteer Jennifer Kelly shares her experience volunteering in South Africa in this guest blog. If you are a Whole Foods Market Team Member, the final day to apply for this year’s trips is March 31! (The application link only works on the Whole Foods Market network.) …