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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 69 countries

Funding for 802 partners

Our partners
Our partners

Key figures

Key figures 

 At 31 March 2017

Total assets € 1,209.3 million¹
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 million²
Average loan size to microfinance institutions € 1.7 million²

¹ at 31 December 2016
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 Performance

at 31 December 2015

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

Clients reached by Oikocredit's microfinance partners 46 million
% female clients  86%
% rural clients  51%
   
People employed by social enterprises 84,000
of which permanent jobs 34,820