Oikocredit Canada Newsletter
November 2021

Oikocredit News and Updates


Oikocredit to hold EGM on December 2, 2021

Oikocredit’s Managing Board and Supervisory Board are pleased to announce to the cooperative's members the convention of an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to be held on 2 December 2021. The main purpose of the EGM is to discuss the review process of the cooperative’s capital-raising model and the related role of members. The EGM will also include an update on the development of Oikocredit’s 2022-2026 strategy and on several motions that were presented at the AGM in June.

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Meet the Team: Barbara Rademaker sharing knowledge with smallholder farmers

Barbara Rademaker started at Oikocredit in January 2021 as the cooperative’s Global Agriculture Specialist. In this interview we find out about Barbara’s past experience, present work and future ambitions at Oikocredit.

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Oikocredit invests € 5 million in Senegal financial institution

Oikocredit provided a loan of € 5 million to Union des Caisses de Credit Mutuel du Sénégal (CMS), the only microfinance institution in Senegal with a presence in almost every region of the country. Oikocredit's loan will expand the CMS financial inclusion portfolio across its vast branch network, located mainly in the rural and peri-urban areas of Senegal.

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What's Happening in North America?


Co-op Week 2021 - Embracing the Future with Cooperation

On October 22, 2021, We hosted an informal roundtable discussion (online) with members of leading cooperatives on the Co-op Week theme Embracing the Future with Cooperation.

In case you missed the webinar or would like to revisit the conversation then visit here. 


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Webinar Nov 30, 2021: A conversation with Yves Komaclo, OI West Africa

Join us on Tuesday, November 30, 8am PT / 11am ET / 5pm CET. We will be talking with Yves Komaclo, Oikocredit International's Investment Manager for West Africa to learn how our global cooperative is supporting farmers and communities in this region.

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Impact Report 2021

Have you read the Impact Report?

Oikocredit published its Impact Report 2021. In this report you can learn all about Oikocredit’s social impact: how we measure it, what this looks like in our focus sectors and regions, our capacity building support and more.

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