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We believe in giving disadvantaged communities in low-income countries our backing & belief. When you invest with us, we place your capital with over 800 social enterprises who lend these people financial & technical support to build businesses, sustain their communities and help protect the planet.

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“Together, we are a movement.’’ Thos Gieskes’ first six months at Oikocredit [interview]

Thos Gieskes.jpg19 October | 17 We caught up with Oikocredit’s managing director, Thos Gieskes, to hear about his first six months at the global cooperative. In the interview, he talks about some of Oikocredit’s strengths and challenges along with insights from his journey in getting to know the ins and outs of the organisation. full story

Oikocredit supports UK Good Money Week (8th-14th October)

GMW logo date 2017.png06 October | 17 Oikocredit alongside good friends, the Church of Scotland and ECCR, will be partnering up with UKSIF during Good Money Week to promote sustainable and ethical investing. full story

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    ‘A year ago, having a TV was a distant': How affordable, solar power is bringing small home appliances to families in Africa

    6 October 2017 16:51 - by Monica Middleton

    ‘A year ago, having a TV was a distant': How affordable, solar power is bringing small home appliances to families in Africa
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    The tea estates being revitalised in the mountains of Darjeeling

    29 August 2017 18:52 - by Monica Middleton, Archie Pearson

    The tea estates being revitalised in the mountains of Darjeeling
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    Pay-as-you-go solar is lighting up the lives of Ghana’s micro-entrepreneurs

    29 August 2017 18:31 - by Archie Pearson

    Pay-as-you-go solar is lighting up the lives of Ghana’s micro-entrepreneurs