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.



Oikocredit International Facts and Figures Oct. 2013

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Oikocredit focuses on both a financial and social return. Learn about the current number of partners in the field, total capital outstanding, number of countries Oikocredit is working in, and the types of businesses Oikocredit has been supporting around the world.

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Presbyterians Overcoming Poverty

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Learn about the impact the Presbyterian church has made in alleviating poverty around the world through its contributions Oikocredit over the past 50 years.

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Presbyterian Factsheet_New Investor.pdf427.5 kBapplication/pdfdownload

Responsible Microfinance

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What does responsible microfinance mean? Not all microfinance projects are the same, and Oikocredit is constantly working to ensure that the microfinance we support is responsible to communities and clients.

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Responsible Microfinance.pdf515.1 kBapplication/pdfdownload