"I am very excited that such a large measure of support goes to women. I am thrilled that this organization puts so much focus on women and families."
Susan Gottshall

What We Do

Oikocredit: The Cooperative Investor

Oikocredit is a worldwide financial cooperative that promotes global justice by empowering disadvantaged people with credit.

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Development Approach

Oikocredit must be sure that its work contributes to positive change in the lives of women, men, households, and communities. This requires careful partner selection, monitoring & support, and a balanced assessment of outcomes.

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Social Impact

For Oikocredit, social performance means ensuring that people receive the maximum benefit from services we support. Find out more about what our social impact looks like.

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Explore our Partner Database

Oikocredit invests in 811 partners in 63 countries. Learn more about the work our partners are doing around the World.

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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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