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

Whole Planet Foundation Events, Sub-Saharan Africa, The Middle East and North Africa, Travel 0 Comments

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 …

Funding the Graduation Model in Haiti and Uganda

Zoe So Field Team Blogs, Latin America and the Caribbean, Microcredit, Microfinance Partners, Sub-Saharan Africa 3 Comments

Whole Planet Foundation is committed to investing in entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial solutions to alleviating poverty, now and for future generations. Since the beginning, we’ve remained focused on supporting microfinance organizations that target the most marginalized, excluded, or poorest entrepreneurs. But in some cases, households trapped in extreme poverty aren’t able …

Behind the Scenes: Sourcing Fabric for Beauty in All Beings

Katey Gorski Events 4 Comments

This year at Expo West, fabrics sourced from communities where Whole Planet Foundation funds microcredit were sent down the runway at the fashion show, Beauty in All Beings. Many people contributed to making this inaugural event a spectacular success. In this guest post, our friend and partner Theresa Carrington, CEO of The Blessing …