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Oikocredit invests in Bankingly to support digital financial services in emerging markets

09 May 2022 The social impact investor has acquired a minority stake in the fintech as part of a funding round for USD 10 million full story

Oikocredit reports year of achievement and recovery

21 April 2022 Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit today published its annual results for 2021. The cooperative has rebuilt and rebalanced its development ... full story

Gwen van Berne appointed as Oikocredit’s Director of Finance & Risk

19 April 2022 Amersfoort, the Netherlands - Social impact investor Oikocredit has appointed Gwen van Berne as its Director of Finance & Risk from 9 May 2022.Gwen has 23 years’ experience in the financial ... full story

Oikocredit invests € 1.4 million in Weziza Benin to support the growth of distributed energy

12 April 2022 Weziza Benin will develop, construct and operate solar mini-grids to provide electricity to rural communities over the next 10 years full story

Oikocredit invests € 5 million in Ecoligo to support the growth of commercial and industrial solar energy in Africa

25 January 2022 With this investment, Ecoligo will be able to expand and offer its solar-as-a-service solutions to more small and medium enterprises (SMEs) over the next 10 years full story

Oikocredit invests € 2 million in Spark to support growth of solar energy in Africa

07 December 2021 With this investment, Spark will support its last-mile distributors in supplying solar electricity to hundreds of thousands of low-income households over the next two years full story

Nicaraguan coffee smallholders to benefit from IDH Farmfit Fund and Oikocredit co-investment in Aldea Global

30 November 2021 Major syndicated loan will finance first phase of new coffee mill full story

Symbiotics and Oikocredit invest US$ 30.8 million in ETG to support West Africa cocoa and cashew value chains

17 November 2021 The loan will help create an additional 200 jobs and support the work of 70,000 smallholder farmers in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria full story

Mirjam ‘t Lam appointed as Managing Director of Oikocredit

16 November 2021 Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Social impact investor Oikocredit has appointed Mirjam ‘t Lam as its new Managing Director, effective 1 December 2021. full story

Oikocredit strengthens its financial inclusion portfolio with an investment in Union des Caisses de Credit Mutuel du Sénégal

03 November 2021 The loan will develop CMS’ lending portfolio, focusing on rural and agricultural income-generating activities full story

Opportunity International and Oikocredit announce US $100 million impact investment agreement to advance the education sector in low-income countries

01 November 2021 Program expected to benefit up to an estimated 1.6 million children.
Unique collaboration will increase access to capital for schools and families with students in Africa, India, and Latin America. full story

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

27 October 2021 Cashew nut value chain to receive a boost from Oikocredit’s first agricultural loan in Nigeria full story

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

20 October 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

Oikocredit signs major new loan guarantee agreement with African Guarantee Fund

08 October 2021 The new agreement will support Oikocredit’s portfolio growth in Africa. full story

Sidian Bank signs a deal with Oikocredit to support SMEs in Kenya

22 September 2021 Nairobi, Kenya (22 September 2021) - Sidian Bank, a mid-tier bank focusing on SMEs in Kenya, has signed a KES 990 million deal with the Netherlands based social impact investor, Oikocredit. full story

Oikocredit invests USD 500,000 in Victory Empowerment Centre to support women entrepreneurs in Nigeria

10 September 2021 Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor Oikocredit invested USD 500,000 in Victory Empowerment Centre, an NGO focused on improving the living conditions of disadvantaged women through innovative and flexible microfinance services. full story

Oikocredit appoints new Regional Equity Manager for Asia

19 August 2021 Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit has appointed Anirudh Sarda as Equity Manager for investments in Asia. In this new role, Anirudh will ... full story

Oikocredit invests € 1.6 million in Comafruits to support Mali mango value chain

03 August 2021 The loan to the mango processing company will sustain up to 500 jobs and support the work of 3,000 mango farmers in Southern Mali full story

PowerGen partners with Oikocredit and others to connect 55,000 people to electricity in rural Nigeria

22 July 2021 PowerGen, the leading developer in Africa of on-grid and off-grid distributed energy, has secured long term project financing to connect 55,000 people to electricity in rural Nigeria from ... full story

Oikocredit appoints new Regional Equity Managers for Latin America and Africa

08 July 2021 Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit has appointed two new Equity Managers, Valeria Gelsi and Sébastien Rigaud, with responsibility ... full story

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