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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.


Bart van Eyk appointed equity and business development director

bart-van-eyk.pngJuly 07 2015

On 1 August, Bart van Eyk will begin as equity and business development director, joining Oikocredit International’s management team.

Bart brings extensive international business and leadership experience, with a background in microfinance, business innovation and structured finance in emerging markets.

Bart began his career as an officer in the Netherlands Royal Air Force before joining ABN AMRO where he stayed for almost 10 years in international private banking and business development in new growth markets.

Prior to joining Oikocredit, Bart was founder and CEO of Musoni, the world’s first 100% cashless microfinance institution in Kenya.

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