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Suppliers Are Creating Access to Microcredit Through Whole Planet Foundation in 2022

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Whole Planet Foundation’s top supplier donors for 2022 are funding essential microbusinesses to alleviate global poverty through the Foundation's microlending programs. These brands, which can be found in select stores and online on Whole Foods Market on Amazon, are committed to donating $50,000-$100,000 this year for microcredit.

Introducing a New Whole Planet Foundation Microfinance Partner: J-Palm Liberia

by Claire Kelly, Regional Director for West Africa/MENA
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Whole Planet Foundation traditionally provides our partners with funds to expand their microcredit programs.  However, under our “asset finance” model – Whole Planet Foundation can finance the provision of business assets which help low-income individuals to increase their incomes.  Our new partner, J-Palm Liberia, has received ≈$88,000 zero-interest loan from Whole Planet Foundation to construct 90 mini-mills in rural Liberia.  These mini-mills reduce the processing time of wild palm by 65% and improve palm oil yield by 53% for

In Ukraine, Whole Planet Foundation Is Supporting Entrepreneurs and Internally Displaced People

by Zoe So, Whole Planet Foundation Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa
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Almost 12 million Ukrainians have fled their homes because of the ongoing conflict. An estimated 6.27 million of displaced Ukrainians have stayed in the country, and 5.5 million are refugees outside Ukraine.

Since 2018, Whole Planet Foundation has funded $300,000 to our microfinance partner Anisia Credit Union in Ukraine to support women entrepreneurs like Olexandra.

People Powering Microcredit: Matthew O'Hayer Augments Support of Whole Planet Foundation with $50,000 Donation

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Back in 2007, when Matt O’Hayer started pasture-raising hens, his thoughts were never just on the birds in their care, but in using whatever means at their disposal to effect lasting change. Directly, that meant challenging long-held assumptions in the food business – that sustainable could not mean scalable, and vice versa. That challenged Matt to pioneer an entirely new on-shelf category in the egg set – pasture-raised – and disrupt an industry that had become moribund and commoditized.

Whole Planet Foundation and Sponsors Fund Women Entrepreneurs in Honor of Women's History Month

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During Women’s History Month, Whole Planet Foundation and sponsors joined together to alleviate global poverty, celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs and collectively raise funds to support them with microcredit.

Ripple Foods Is Funding Women Entrepreneurs During Women's History Month

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Throughout Women’s History Month, Whole Planet Foundation and sponsors are helping to alleviate global poverty, celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs and collectively raise $50,000 to support them with microcredit.

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Interview With D'Shawn Russell of Southern Elegance Candle Company

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D’Shawn Russell is the Founder and CEO of Southern Elegance Candle Company. Southern Elegance, with support from Amazon Small Business, is alleviating poverty through Whole Planet Foundation, a Whole Foods Market non-profit.  D’Shawn Russell started Southern Elegance Candle Company while she was working in education, recently had a baby, and her son had eczema. She learned how to make a lot of products for him.

R.W. Knudsen Commits $100,000 to Alleviate Poverty Through Whole Planet Foundation

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Whole Planet Foundation’s top supplier donors for 2022 are funding essential microbusinesses to alleviate global poverty through the Foundation's microlending programs. These brands, which can be found in select stores and online on Whole Foods Market on Amazon, are committed to giving opportunity through microcredit to the world’s impoverished entrepreneurs for the chance to create or expand a business, often home-based, to generate income for themselves and their families.

Naked Juice's “Goodness Outside” Commitment Provides Another $50,000 to Alleviate Poverty Through Whole Planet Foundation

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Naked Juice, a Tropicana Brands Group product, is a supporter of Whole Planet Foundation since 2007, and it is renewing its $50,000 per year commitment to the Foundation’s Supplier Alliance for Microcredit. This year, Naked Juice is funding essential microbusinesses to alleviate global poverty through the Foundation's microlending programs.

Honey Mama's Is Funding Women Entrepreneurs During Women's History Month

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During Women’s History Month, Whole Planet Foundation and sponsors like Honey Mama's are helping to alleviate global poverty, celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs and collectively raise $50,000 to support them with microcredit.

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