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Oikocredit invests in Ivorian fintech Djamo to support its growth and expansion in francophone West Africa

Djamologo.jpgNovember 23 | 2022 Oikocredit and other investors will assist the fast-growing fintech in offering affordable financial services to many more financially excluded people. full story

Q3 2022 quarterly report: Moving in the right direction

CRES-BR- (8) (2).jpgNovember 21 | 2022 Four times a year Oikocredit publishes key facts and figures on the previous quarter. Here we provide our investors and others with additional background context on developments during the third quarter of 2022. full story

Mobilising investments in water and sanitation | Interview with Josien Sluijs

Josien Sluijs.jpgNovember 14 | 2022 Oikocredit has signed a two-year partnership with Aqua for All to mobilise investments in water and sanitation – an area that Oikocredit is exploring as part of its 2022-2026 strategy. We recently sat down with Aqua for All’s Managing Director, Josien Sluijs, to talk about the partnership with the foundation and to understand more about the sector. full story

Oikocredit invests US$ 1,000,000 in Standard Life Organisation to support low-income entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Logo Standard Life.jpgNovember 10 | 2022 Three-year term loan will support Nigerian NGO and microfinance institution’s work with low-income women, men and children full story

Aqua for All interviews Oikocredit’s Managing Director on new partnership

aqua for all web asset.pngNovember 01 | 2022 Oikocredit and Aqua for All joined forces to help increase access to water and sanitation in Asia and Africa. In this interview, Aqua for All sits down with Mirjam 't Lam, Oikocredit's Managing Director, to discuss the new partnership and how it can help impact low-income communities. full story

A better world for women entrepreneurs in Côte d’Ivoire: Marina’s story

FIN-CI-31.jpgOctober 12 | 2022 In Côte d’Ivoire, women suffer extremely high levels of discrimination. Whether it’s access to education, healthcare, jobs or financial inclusion, they are constantly faced with inequality issues.... full story

Dave Smit appointed as Director of Impact Investments at Oikocredit

Dave Smit webversion.jpgOctober 10 | 2022 Social impact investor Oikocredit has appointed Dave Smit as its Director of Impact Investments, effective 10 October 2022. full story

Farmerline Group reaches Pre-Series A second close with US$ 1.5 million from Oikocredit in funding round worth US$ 14.4 million

Farmerline1.jpgSeptember 26 | 2022 Oikocredit is delighted to announce an investment of US$ 1.5 million in Farmerline Group, an organisation partnering with agribusinesses and farm associations to support African farmers with ... full story

Rebuilding and rebalancing: Oikocredit publishes Impact Report 2022

IR2022 eng cover.jpgSeptember 21 | 2022 Oikocredit publishes its Impact Report 2022 full story

Oikocredit to hold Extraordinary General Meeting on 14 October 2022

EGM image smallSeptember 19 | 2022 Oikocredit’s Managing Board and Supervisory Board have announced an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to be held with its cooperative members on Friday, 14 October 2022. There will also be a ... full story