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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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Oikocredit surpasses sector average for outreach to female microfinance clients

Oikocredit surpasses sector average for outreach to female microfinance clients

MIEL-MX-30.jpgJuly 12 | 2018

Today Oikocredit published its latest Social and Environmental Performance Report (SEPR) which shows that nearly 90% of clients reached by the microfinance organisations Oikocredit invests in are women, compared to the sector average of 70%.

The report also shows how Oikocredit used over € 980 million to finance almost 750 organisations in 2017, reaching 36 million financial inclusion clients and over half a million farmers.

Oikocredit also saw gains in its renewable energy indicators revealing a significant increase in the number of households with improved access to energy.

Read more highlights in the press release

Download the Social and Environmental Performance Report 2017 

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Oikocredit Canada Support Association
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192 Spadina Avenue
Toronto ON M5T 2C2
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