Oikocredit Support Associations are collectives of volunteers whose members are engaged in promoting Oikocredit’s mission. Volunteer associations are part of a long-standing tradition in Oikocredit’s work. In addition to being active volunteers for Oikocredit, Support Associations are members of the Oikocredit International cooperative.
Oikocredit has two Support Associations based in the US – the Western Pennsylvania Support Association and the Oikocredit Northwest Support Association based in Seattle. Click on the regions to learn more about how you can get involved in your local Support Association.
March 07 2013 Tajikistan, which gained independence in 1991 following the break-up of the Soviet Union, is the poorest of the 15 former Soviet republics. IMON International is one of the many organizations working to help the economic condition of the Tajik people. full story
February 20 2013 Stuart Krengel just returned from the 2013 Oikocredit Study Tour to Casamance, Senegal. Over the course of a week, he met Oikocredit staff and volunteers from all over the world, visited partners and connected with the end beneficiaries of Oikocredit's funds. full story
February 14 2013 Stuart Krengel is currently on location in Casamance, Senegal, participating in the 2013 Oikocredit study tour. Throughout the week, Stuart will be blogging from the field about his experiences and the impact of Oikocredit’s work in the field. Yesterday he visited COPEX, an Oikocredit mango growing cooperative partner. full story