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Canada Atlantic Canada Support Association

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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In 70 countries

Funding for 674 partners

Our partners
Our partners

Key figures

Key figures 

 at 31 March 2019

Total assets € 1,320.7 million
Total development financing outstanding € 1,081.3 million
Member capital € 1,088.2 million
Liquidity ratio as % of total assets 16.8%
Total number of partners  674
Average loan size total portfolio¹ € 1.8 million
Portfolio at risk (90 days) 4.5%


¹ based on approved loan amounts

  • Financial inclusion*
  • Renewable energy
  • Other
  • Agriculture
  • Loans
  • Equity Investments
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Other

Social and environmental performance

at 31 December 2017

Social and environmental performance management is a priority for Oikocredit. We monitor indicators to ensure
partners reach the right target groups and provide services that work towards a positive change in people’s lives.
Clients reached by Oikocredit's financial inclusion partners 36 million
% female clients  84%
% rural clients  49%
   
People employed by agricultural partners 39,200
of which permanent jobs 24,000
Renewable energy
Households with improved access to energy 15,600
CO2 emissions avoided (in tonnes) 38,100