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Find our recent press releases below. To review older press releases from Oikocredit USA, explore the archive on the left.

Strong social and sustainable results for impact investor, Oikocredit

“In 2014, we focused on growing our outreach in low-income countries, particularly to rural and female borrowers," explained Oikocredit Social Performance and Credit Analysis Director, Ging Ledesma. Throughout 2014, Oikocredit provided $2.3 million in capacity building funds.

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Another solid result for social investment pioneer, Oikocredit

“In 2014 we were well positioned to diversify into new sectors as well as strengthen our operations, which in turn lowered our risk profile,” said Managing Director, David Woods. “Our investments in agriculture – particularly in Africa – and renewable energy generated immediate results.”

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Regional volunteer groups

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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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