Brands who sell products in Whole Foods Market stores are empowering microentrepreneurs with economic opportunities this holiday season. These like-minded companies are donating a portion of their sales in select Whole Foods Market stores from December 1-31 to Whole Planet Foundation. These funds will be given to entrepreneurs in the form of microcredit loans in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. Learn more about each brand and why they choose to support our mission to alleviate poverty.
The white paper outlines three ways digitalization creates new opportunities for small businesses around the globe and how to support micro and small businesses in reaching their potential
In the wake of COVID-19, the gap is growing between businesses that can reap the benefit of digital acceleration and those that are struggling to adapt. Micro and small businesses, which represent the vast majority of businesses globally, face a host of challenges when it comes to digitalization.
Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to our partners and participants who are mobilizing to support microentrepreneurs around the world starting August 7!
Whole Planet Foundation is delighted for partners to join our mission of alleviating poverty through microcredit, wherever they are! On average, microcredit loans are less than $200 and enable low-income entrepreneurs, mostly women, to create or expand their own microbusinesses to support their families. Whole Planet Foundation alleviates poverty in 78 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas, including 20 cities in the United States.
With the tremendous support of Whole Foods Market shoppers, team members and volunteers, donors, and corporate partners, the Whole Planet Foundation Annual Prosperity Campaign raised $4,249,706 during the month of March. These efforts will support more than 128,000 people with the chance to lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit.