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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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Oikocredit article on home solar and microfinance published on NextBillion

Oikocredit article on home solar and microfinance published on NextBillion

REblog.JPGJuly 26 | 2018

NextBillion published Oikocredit’s Renewable Energy Investment Officer, Mark Roesink’s article ‘Home Solar+Microfinance: Mitigating Risks and Maximising Rewards.’

The article covers topics such as the evolution in home solar, the role of microfinance in improving access, innovations in home solar, and the future social impact of home solar for communities, business and the environment.

It also highlights how incorporating responsible microlending into the solar industry could generate greater impact for energy access in emerging markets like India and Kenya. 

NextBillion is a community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise.

Read the article on NextBillion.net 

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