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  1. Oikocredit and Canada: A Celebration of Impact

    December 20, 2023 - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

    The Support Association Oikocredit Canada made its first contribution to our global cooperative 40 years ago. Since then, together with the other Canadian members, it has made a marked contribution to the growth and success of Oikocredit. The dedication of the Canadian volunteers to support the cooperative through investments and capacity building has been remarkable. Canadian members have always stood out in the life of the cooperative with a progressive voice for social justice and human dignity.

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  2. Oikocredit in Canada and its Journey so Far

    December 20, 2023 - by Hans Van Nie - 0 comments

    Oikocredit began as the Ecumenical Development Cooperative Society in 1975. Founded as an initiative of the World Council of Churches, the Oikocredit membership is made up mostly of church bodies which hold investments in Oikocredit International. In Canada these currently include the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund of the Anglican Church, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Presbyterian Church in Canada and the United Church of Canada. These Oikocredit members came onboard in the early 1980’s and will continue to carry the Oikocredit torch in Canada into the future.

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  3. Oikocredit Canada to Wind Down Operations

    November 29, 2023 - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

    Oikocredit Canada, a Canadian non-profit organisation, announced today the wind down of its operations in Canada. This decision by its board of directors marks the end of more than 40 years of successful operations in Canada, effective Dec 31,2023. Oikocredit Canada has played an active role in the impact investing space as a Support Association of Oikocredit International, a pioneering social impact investor and worldwide cooperative.  

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  4. My idea of travel is immersing in the landscape, language and food of the country

    July 17, 2023 - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

    Oikocredit Canada Support Association (OCSA) is led by a volunteer board of directors responsible for carrying out Oikocredit's grassroots education and outreach initiatives. The directors come from diverse fields and bring immense experience to the board.

    Though we know them professionally through their work, today, we dig deep and ask them some informal questions to get to know them better and learn more about their likes, passions and other areas of interest. Today we speak with Julie Scott director of OCSA. Learn more about her work and passions.

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  5. My dad – his positive attitude and his will to never give up motivates me.

    June 16, 2023 - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

     Oikocredit Canada Support Association (OCSA) is led by a volunteer board of directors responsible for carrying out Oikocredit's grassroots education and outreach initiatives. The directors come from diverse fields and bring immense experience to the board.

    Though we know them professionally through their work, today, we dig deep and ask them some informal questions to get to know them better and learn more about their likes, passions and other areas of interest. Today we speak with Vaishali Dassani director of OCSA and currently working with Oceana Canada. Learn more about her work and passions.

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