The Western Pennsylvania Support Association has encouraged more than 150 individuals and organizations (mainly churches) to support Oikocredit’s work by committing more than one million dollars of their resources to empower disadvantaged people. Since 1985, the Association has been bringing together people in Western Pennsylvania who are interested in Oikocredit’s unique approach addressing poverty and issues relating to economic development.
Activities of the Association Include:
- Providing educational programs around issues of global economic development
- Sharing information about Oikocredit with individuals, groups, and churches
- Encouraging participation in Oikocredit through capital funds