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Why Support Associations?

Oikocredit Canada’s Support Associations are groups 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 co-operative.

Oikocredit has two Support Associations in Canada – Oikocredit Canada and Oikocredit Canada Atlantic. Click on the regions to learn more about how you can get involved in your local Support Association.

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Video featuring support for Rwanda's booming coffee sector

Video featuring support for Rwanda's booming coffee sector

Rwanda coffee film.PNGDecember 01 | 2016

Rusizi Specialty Coffee (RSC) is a coffee export company based in the district of Rusizi, in south-west Rwanda. Rusizi Speciality Coffee works with 2,000 smallholder farmers and three coffee cooperatives to produce high-quality coffee.

Oikocredit partnered with RSC as it provides smallholder coffee farmers and cooperative members with financing and technical assistance. Oikocredit's financial support to RSC included the purchase of a drying mill with the initial loan. Since then, coffee production and output has improved, as have the lives of the cooperative members, the farmers, the farm labourers and transporters.  

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Oikocredit Canada Support Association
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192 Spadina Avenue (Suite 300)
Toronto ON M5T 2C2
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