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.
Jun 05 12:00 Join Sharlene Brown, National Director of Oikocredit USA, of an update from her nationwide tour with two farmers from Kuapa Kokoo, Oikocredit's coopeerative cocoa faring partner in Ghana full story
Jun 20 12:00 Join Sharlene Brown, just returned from Oikocredit International's Annual General Meeting in Cambodia. She'll provide an update on resolutions and strategies discussed by the cooperative, and share stories from her field visits to some of Oikocredit's Cambodian partners. full story
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