Important legal information

Ecumenical Development Corporation, U.S.A., doing business under the assumed name Oikocredit–U.S.A. (“Oikocredit-USA”) is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation exempt from federal income tax pursuant to Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).  Oikocredit-USA is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.  Oikocredit-USA seek to achieve its purposes by: (i) mobilizing financial credit and resources to promote economic growth, social justice, and self-reliance among the poor, the distressed, and the underprivileged in the poor areas of the world; and (ii) furthering the advancement of education as to the principles of management and the successful operation of enterprises, assisting in the prevention of economic deterioration, promoting social welfare, and lessening the burdens of government in the countries of the world within which its assistance is granted.