Whole Planet Foundation funds microloans in cities in the United States through four microfinance partners who work with poor entrepreneurs to create or expand small businesses and generate income for themselves and their familes. We are alleviating poverty in Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Newark, New Orleans, Oakland, Omaha, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and San Jose. Watch this video to see an example in Austin, Texas where we have invested $1 million for microentrepreneurs.
Leading Nut Butter and Confections Brand Commits to Empowering Entrepreneurs with Microloan Donations
February 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Justin’s, maker of naturally delicious, high-quality nut butters, nut butter snacks, and organic peanut butter cups, has expanded its commitment to Whole Planet Foundation by fueling the organization’s new Family Fund.
Produced by Clamorhouse and featuring performances by 6 leading acts
LOS ANGELES, February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, Whole Planet Foundation, Clamorhouse and other valued partners will honor Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde, co-founders of Alaffia, for alleviating poverty in Togo and around the globe. The celebration will take place at Whole Planet Foundation’s biennial pre-GRAMMY benefit, which will be held at OHM Nightclub in Los Angeles.
The Whole Planet Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Whole Foods Market that works to alleviate poverty via microcredit lending in communities worldwide that supply their stores with products. By collaborating with existing microfinance infrastructure in various locations around the world, the foundation has a massive reach with programs now running in over 50 countries.