Whole Planet Foundation(R) Commits $1MM To Grameen America Branch In Austin

Thu, 2014-02-27 16:24
Whole Planet Foundation(R) has committed $1 million to Grameen America to launch operations in Austin, TX. "Poverty is not just a developing-world problem; it's an issue we're battling at home," said Philip Sansone, president and executive director of Whole Planet Foundation. "Microcredit offers real solutions low-income entrepreneurs and their entire families. We're excited to invest in our communities and help our neighbors get a fresh start."

Weekly Roundup

Tue, 2013-07-30 06:00
Our latest weekly roundup highlights the partnership between USAID and Yunus Social Business, Whole Planet Foundation's $1M commitment to Grameen America to serve aspiring entrepreneurs in Detroit, and a study about how location affects income mobility.

Weekly Roundup

Mon, 2013-07-22 06:00
Our latest weekly roundup delves into the role of ethics in microfinance, the top influential business thinkers of the year, the best way to measure impact, and a call to action against US poverty.
  • In a blog post for Stanford Social Innovation, Asad Mahmood, Managing Director of Global Social Investment Funds at Deutsche Bank, explores the significance of ethical responsibility in microfinance. He poses three pivotal questions that are central to the microfinance debate.

Interview: Whole Planet Foundation Director, Joy Stoddard

Thu, 2012-03-29 18:43
Joy Stoddard is Whole Planet Foundation’s Executive Partnership Development and Internal Programs Director. Joy shares her adventures with Whole Planet Foundation, experience with Prof. Muhammad Yunus and vision to empower local communities through Whole Foods Market.

Whole Foods Supports Grameen America with 5% Community Giving Day

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Rarely if ever is a trip to the grocery store transformed into a learning experience. I’ve always found shopping at Whole Foods to be the exception. Many people choose to shop at Whole Foods because of their dedication to supporting locally grown produce, which is detailed in great length on their Whole Story Blog.

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