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Infographic: Whole Planet Foundation and Microfinance Partners Are Alleviating Poverty Worldwide

Global Impact Dashboard through Q4 2021
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Each quarter Whole Planet Foundation compiles field metrics from our microfinance partners who are collecting from and disbursing to low-income entrepreneurs living in countries where Whole Foods Market sources products. With a small loan - the current average first loan size is $174 - an impoverished entrepreneur has the opportunity to create or expand a business, often home-based, and generate income for herself and her family.

Whole Planet Foundation Managing Seven New Projects in the Americas & Caribbean Since 2021

by Stephanie Manciagli, Regional Director
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In the first days of 2022, Whole Planet Foundation approved its 1st new project of the year, after having closed 2021 with 21 new projects. Despite operational challenges and a continued cash flow crunch this past year, due to the pandemic, Whole Planet Foundation remained committed to creating new opportunities for entry-level borrowers to access business credit.

2021 Year in Review: An Update from Whole Planet Foundation

by Global Programs Director Daniel Zoltani
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2021 was a challenging year for people living in poverty. Food insecurity, job losses, and other crises continue to have an outsized impact on those with limited access to resources. Whole Planet Foundation remains focused on our mission to alleviate poverty by funding financial opportunities for underserved entrepreneurs. Now more than ever, our implementing partners and the entrepreneurs they serve are facing threats to their wellbeing. Whole Planet Foundation is committed to serving these communities by continuing to provide resources during this difficult time.

Whole Kids Foundation and Lettuce Grow Team Up Again to Offer Over $500,000 Worth of Hydroponic Growing Systems to Schools and School Garden-Support Organizations Across the U.S.

Partnership supports record number of K-12 educators who want to start or sustain edible learning spaces with Lettuce Grow Farmstands amidst COVID-19 pandemic
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AUSTIN, Texas, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ —Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today its partner Lettuce Grow commits to donate 1,000 Lettuce Grow Farmstands, a commitment of over $500,000, to K-12 schools and school garden-support organizations across the U.S. By growing with the Lettuce Grow Farmstand, students will both have access to an abundant yield of nutritiously alive produce and learn more about how they can positively impact the planet.

People Are Moving for Microcredit during the Whole Planet Foundation Virtual 5K

Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to our partners and participants who are mobilizing to support microentrepreneurs around the world starting August 7!
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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.

Traditional Medicinals Renews Commitment to the Whole Planet Foundation Supplier Alliance for Microcredit

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For two weeks beginning June 23, supplier partners are supporting the Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign in select Whole Foods Market stores and online to alleviate poverty in countries that supply the company’s stores with products. 

SAMBAZON Renews Commitment to Alleviating Poverty through Whole Planet Foundation

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For two weeks beginning June 23, supplier partners are supporting the Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign in select Whole Foods Market stores and online to alleviate poverty in countries that supply the company’s stores with products. 

KeVita Probiotic Drinks Renews Commitment to Alleviate Poverty through Whole Planet Foundation

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For two weeks beginning June 23, supplier partners are supporting the Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign in select Whole Foods Market stores and online to alleviate poverty in countries that supply the company’s stores with products.

Whole Planet Foundation Launches Annual Campaign to Alleviate Poverty

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Whole Planet Foundation is a Whole Foods Market non-profit dedicated to alleviating poverty locally and globally. 

Introducing Epic Provisions' First Bar Made From Beef Raised Using Practices To Reduce Carbon Emissions

Exclusively Available at Whole Foods, EPIC’s Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is made with beef sourced from White Oak Pastures, a pioneer in regenerative farming practices that put carbon underground
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – EPIC, the snack brand with a mission to improve the lives of animals, support human health, and help heal the land, debuts its first bar made from beef raised using practices to reduce carbon emissions. The EPIC Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is the first bar to bear Savory Institute's Land to Market™ Ecological Outcome Verification™ (EOV) Seal, underscoring EPIC’s commitment to advancing regenerative farming practices.

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