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Oikocredit investment in Valency Agro Nigeria Ltd will create jobs and improve farmers’ livelihoods

cashewsOctober 27 | 2021 The loan to the cashew processing company will generate more employment and improve the livelihoods of both rural women and smallholder farmers in Nigeria. full story

Stories from Brazil [part 2]: Crediluz

CRED-BR- (40).jpgOctober 21 | 2021 Currently, Oikocredit has 22 partner organisations in Brazil. To give you a glimpse of the type of organisations we support in the region, we’re introducing you to Crediluz and some of their clients. This is the second part of a three-part series featuring our partners in Brazil. full story

Stories from Brazil [part 1]: Sulcredi

Vilson Ghisleri in his vineyardOctober 21 | 2021 Currently, Oikocredit has 22 partner organisations in Brazil. To give you a glimpse of the type of organisations we support in the region, we’re introducing you to Sulcredi and some of their clients. This is the first part of a three-part series on our Brazilian partners. full story

Oikocredit invests in Fundación Génesis Empresarial, Guatemala's leading microfinance institution

Genesis EmpresarialOctober 20 | 2021 Stable and successful Central American microfinance institution helps low-income rural clients and their families improve lives with microfinance services and training. full story

Gladys’ story: financing for families and flavour

COOP-EC-032.jpgOctober 13 | 2021 Oikocredit invests in organisations that support women like Gladys Arcos, an entrepreneur leading a family business in Ecuador. Here we see how access to finance matched with her entrepreneurial drive, helped provide for her family in difficult times and created opportunities for a better future. full story

Oikocredit signs new loan guarantee agreement with AGF

Screenshot 2021-10-08 110039.pngOctober 08 | 2021 African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (AGF) is enhancing its loan guarantee to Oikocredit by US$ 25 million, bringing its total 10-year loan guarantee to US$ 43 million. full story

Celebrate International Coffee Day with a cup of sustainable coffee!

Jose Augusto Cordón, Oikocredit’s Senior Investment Officer in Central AmericaOctober 01 | 2021 International Coffee Day takes place every 1 October. It’s a day to appreciate the hard work of coffee growers around the world and to renew efforts to ensure that they earn a fair income for their efforts. There can be no better day to drink a cup of sustainable and fair trade coffee with friends and family! full story

Changes to the Supervisory Board

Org announcement.pngOctober 01 | 2021 Joseph Patterson has submitted his resignation as Chair of Oikocredit’s Supervisory Board effective 1 October 2021. full story

Oikocredit joins DFC and USAID in USD $55 million Covid-19 relief loan financing programme for sustainable agriculture development in India

AMCC-IN-018September 24 | 2021 The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are jointly sponsoring a $55 million credit guarantee with Maanaveeya, our subsidiary in India, and other lenders to support the Indian agriculture sector hit by Covid-19. full story

Change to Oikocredit’s Managing Board

Bart-van-Eyk-web.jpgSeptember 23 | 2021 Bart van Eyk, Director of Investments, will be leaving Oikocredit at the end of February 2022 to explore new ventures in the world of impact investing and social enterprises. full story

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