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Oikocredit records solid financial results

hands-nicolas-villaume.jpg03/24/15 Oikocredit’s recorded a net consolidated result of € 17.1 million, up from 2013 €13.4 million in 2013. Oikocredit managing director, Mr David Woods, said the results were testament to a sound ... full story

Oikocredit’s Latest Deal in Uganda

KCB-Uganda.jpg03/24/15 King's College Budo (KCB) is a mixed boarding secondary school which provides education at both ordinary and advanced levels. KCB was founded in 1906 by the Anglican Church of Uganda located in ... full story

Microfinance in Morocco

alkarama-mr-elmetiouy.jpg03/24/15 Fondation Al Karama pour la microfinance (Al Karama) is a microfinance institution (MFI) in Morocco that provides microloans and technical assistance to primarily women. As one of the oldest MFIs ... full story

A balanced financial approach

irene-and-max-470-pixels.jpg03/23/15 For 40 years, Oikocredit has balanced its social and financials returns. For the full year 2014, Oikocredit recorded another set of solid financial results. In acknowledgment of Oikocredit’s ... full story

Oikocredit’s first ever loan in India

vellore-medical-college-2015.jpg03/17/15 In India, around 300 million of its 1.2 billion inhabitants live below the $1.25 a day poverty line. When Oikocredit began operations 40 years ago, the number was almost the same, with around 320 ... full story

Oikocredit invests $5M in Andean hydro project

david-ten-kroode-in-the-field.jpg03/12/15 Social investor and worldwide cooperative, Oikocredit, has made a US$ 5 million investment in Generación Andina, a subsidiary of Union Group, currently building two run-of-river hydropower plants ... full story

40 years of providing opportunities to develop

manduvira-website-news-item.jpg03/11/15 As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, Oikocredit hosted a dinner on 11 February for the partners and peers attending Biofach, the world’s leading trade fair for organic food. This year ... full story

Study tour heads to India

470px-bifpl-in-1917-01.jpg02/11/15 This year Oikocredit’s annual study tour will head to India. Groups of volunteers, members and investors will travel across southern and eastern India to visit Oikocredit partners. The tour will begin in Hyderabad and then split into groups that will travel for seven days from 15 to 21 February. full story

Senegalese village cooperative benefits from Oikocredit’s support

adu-sn-01-470-pixels.jpg01/08/15 Association des Usagers de Thielène (Adu Thielène) is a farmer’s cooperative with more than 300 members in the village of Thielène, Senegal. The cooperative was established in 1960 to provide ... full story

Season’s greetings from Oikocredit

manos-del-uruguay-01.jpg12/23/14 Thank you for your commitment to making the world a better place! We wish you warmest season’s greetings with peace, happiness and joy for the coming year. Alicia's story full story

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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