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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 71 countries

Funding for 716 partners

Our partners
Our partners

Key figures

Key figures 

 at 30 June 2018

Total assets € 1,249 million¹
Total capital outstanding € 980.3 million
Total number of partners  716
Microfinance partners (of total number of partners) 483
Average loan size total portfolio € 1.6 million²
Average loan size to microfinance institutions € 1.8 million²


¹ at 31 March 2018
² based on approved loan amounts

  • inclusive finance*
  • renewable energy
  • other
  • agriculture
  • loans
  • investments
  • Latin America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • other 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