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.


Development Education

Development Education

Oikocredit Western PA works with Oikocredit USA and other local organizations to educate the public about important development issues such as:

  • Responsible Microfinance
  • Women Empowerment
  • Fair Trade
  • Cooperatives
  • Poverty Allievation
  • Social Responsbilty