Our Work
in the
United States

Select $125 below to sign up for a recurring monthly donation that will fund an average first microloan in the United States after one year.

$

Alleviate global poverty and learn about our global community. Opt in for emails to receive blogs, news, and recipes from the United States as our token of appreciation.
OR, DONATE ANOTHER AMOUNT


17
Cities
23
Projects
5M
Disbursed

Featured Entrepreneur


Name: Ligia
Location: Queens, New York

Microfinance Partner: Grameen America

Originally from Ecuador, Ligia moved to New York with her daughter and became a client of Grameen America in 2010. Since joining Grameen America, she has cumulatively borrowed $63,000 since 2010 to build up her storefront in Queens where she sells Ecuadorian clothing and accessories. After school, her daughter comes to the shop to learn from her mother’s business skills. 

Featured Video: Our Work in the USA with Grameen America

Video credit: Grameen America

Microlending Projects in the United States

Austin
Boston
Charlotte
Harlem
Houston (coming soon!)
Indianapolis

Des Moines
Los Angeles
Miami
New Orleans
Newark
Oakland
Omaha

Phoenix
Queens
Salt Lake City
San Diego
San Jose
Seattle (coming soon!)

Name: Florentina
Location: New York

Microfinance Partner: Grameen America

Florentina runs a business selling specialty gifts and apparel from Mexico. She built her business from scratch and is proud of her success. Florentina joined Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partner Grameen America in 2009 and has taken out more than 8 microloans to improve her store. Like many small business owners, Florentina needs the access to capital to continue to expand her business and increase her income.

Select $125 below to sign up for a recurring monthly donation that will fund an average first microloan in the United States after one year.

$

Alleviate global poverty and learn about our global community. Opt in for emails to receive blogs, news, and recipes from the United States as our token of appreciation.