1. What does 40 Years of Impact Investing Look Like?

    February 17, 2015 - by Monica Middleton

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    This year Oikocredit celebrates its 40th anniversary as a cooperative - 40 years of lending investors’ capital to partner organisations, in order to help disadvantaged people in developing countries build their businesses, support their families, sustain their communities and help protect the planet. 

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  2. 2014 Oikocredit Annual General Meeting: Participant's Perspective

    September 12, 2014 - by Susan Gottshall

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    Susan Gottshall, Oikocredit USA Board Member and Associate Executive Director for Communications at American Baptist Home Missions Society, participated in the 2014 AGM in Piura, Peru.  Here are her first impressions.  Her series on the AGM can be found here.

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  3. Cocoa in Action! Oikocredit on Tour in the Dominican Republic

    May 1, 2014 - by Stuart Krengel

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    Today we got a first-hand look at fair trade, organic cocoa production at a farmer-owned coop in the Dominican countryside. And we have the photos to prove it!

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Why volunteer groups?

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.
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