Regional Support Associations

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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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Who we are

Our global co-operative is united by a desire to help lift people out of poverty, while delivering a return on the investments our members make. We seek a social, environmental and financial bottom line.

At the heart of Oikocredit are the people who make it possible. Dedicated networks of professionals, volunteers and member organizations are key to Oikocredit's success.

Our international office is based in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. From there we have 33 offices in developing countries, staffed by local experts who work directly with our partners lending money. We also have 35 offices raising investment money -- our member Support Associations together with our local National Support Offices.