Partner & Sector Engagement

Oikocredit is regarded as a leader in microfinance, development finance, and social performance management. Other organizations in the microfinance and development space value Oikocredit’s support and endorsement of innovative tools and poverty alleviation solutions, particularly in the microfinance area.  But we believe in an industry-wide, collaborative approach to help ensure that all organizations dedicated to poverty alleviation best serve the needs of their clients.

Here are some of the tools and solutions endorsed and used by Oikocredit to ensure that its partners reach and protect the poorest:

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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