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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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In 70 countries

Funding for 693 partners

Our partners
Our partners

Key figures

Key figures 

 at 30 September 2018

Total assets € 1,278 million
Total capital outstanding € 970.8 million
Total number of partners  693
Microfinance partners (of total number of partners) 471
Average loan size total portfolio € 1.6 million¹
Average loan size to microfinance institutions € 1.9 million¹


¹ based on approved loan amounts

  • Financial inclusion*
  • Renewable energy
  • Other
  • Agriculture
  • Loans
  • Investments
  • Latin America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Oher regions

Social and environmental performance

at 31 December 2017

Social and environmental performance management is a priority for Oikocredit. We monitor certain social and environmental performance indicators to ensure our partners reach the right target groups and provide services that work towards a positive change in people's lives.

Clients reached by Oikocredit's inclusive finance 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