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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 69 countries

Funding for 802 partners

Our partners
Our partners

Key figures

Key figures 

 At 31 March 2017

Total assets € 1,187 million
Total capital outstanding € 1,053 million
Total number of partners  802
Microfinance partners (of total number of partners) 521
Average loan size total portfolio € 1.5 million¹
Average loan size to microfinance institutions € 1.7 million¹

¹ 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 2016

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 40 million
% female clients  84%
% rural clients  48%
   
People employed by social enterprises 53,600
of which permanent jobs 36,200
Renewable energy
Households with access to clean energy 5,400
CO² avoided/reduced (in tonnes) 6,960