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Oikocredit invests € 7.5 million in Vista Bank Burkina to support SMEs and educational finance in Africa

22 November 2023 Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Impact investor Oikocredit has extended a loan of € 7.5 million to Vista Bank Burkina to support the bank’s portfolio growth, expanding access to finance for small ... full story

Oikocredit and Aqua for All partnerships to boost community water and sanitation provision in East Africa

Aqua for All logo PNG.png16 November 2023 Joint support for inclusive finance institutions will accelerate low-income Kenyans’ and Ugandans’ access to safe water and sanitation services. full story

Oikocredit, Goodwell Investments and Global Partnerships invest in Good Nature Agro to support southern African smallholder farmers

Good Nature Agro logo08 November 2023 Investors commit a combined total of US$ 8.5 million to expand Good Nature Agro’s social impact. full story

Oikocredit invests US$ 2 million in RDG Collective to support solar energy growth in Africa

logo RDG.jpg06 November 2023 RDG Collective will use the loan to provide electricity and mobile connections to thousands more households in Zambia. full story

Oikocredit and Solidaridad sign new partnership to strengthen community development

Solidaridad.jpg31 October 2023 Collaboration aims to amplify partners’ impact by working together for a more equitable and sustainable world. full story

Oikocredit seals partnership with Fortune Credit as European Microfinance Award selects Kenyan MFI as finalist

05 October 2023 First Oikocredit loan to Fortune Credit coincides with European Microfinance Award’s shortlisting of Kenyan microfinance institution for 2023 prize. full story

Oikocredit commits USD 26.5 million for renewable energy access in sub-Saharan Africa

03 October 2023 Announced at the Clinton Global Initiative 2023 Meeting, the investment will help will unlock and promote initiatives to improve electrification and empower people in a region of strong demographic and economic growth full story

Oikocredit welcomes opportunity for dialogue following OECD NCP submission acceptance

15 September 2023 Oikocredit supports the decision of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) National Contact Point (NCP) in the Netherlands to accept the submission made by Licadho, Equitable Cambodia, and Fian Germany. full story

Peruvian Fintech Prestamype closes a US$5 million Pre-Series A equity round led by impact funds ALIVE Ventures and Oikocredit

Picture1.png24 August 2023 Lima, August 2023 – Prestamype, the largest digital financial services platform for micro and small enterprises in Peru, is proud to announce the closing of a US$5 million Pre-Series A investment round, led by social impact investors Acumen Latam Impact Ventures (ALIVE) and Oikocredit, with the participation of Salkantay Ventures, Peru’s largest Venture Capital fund; as well as Inca Ventures, AVP, and other angel investors. full story

Oikocredit, IDB Invest and Cooperativa Jardín Azuayo announce groundbreaking diversity and inclusion social bond

Event IDB-JardinAzuayo.jpg01 August 2023 Combined US$ 20 million investment will increase the Ecuadorian savings and credit cooperative’s services for women and low-income entrepreneurs. full story

Oikocredit invests in Witti Finances to support financial inclusion in Côte d’Ivoire

witti logo1.png31 July 2023 Oikocredit’s € 3 million loan will enable the Ivorian microfinance institution to expand and enhance its financial services. full story

Oikocredit invests € 1.2 million in Baobab+ to support off-grid households in Cote d’Ivoire

Baobab_Plus_Logo_FullColour_Transparent_RGB.png27 July 2023 The loan to the solar home and digital systems company will help provide access to energy and digital platforms up to 40,000 clients in rural and peri-urban areas in Cote d’Ivoire. full story

Oikocredit leads US$ 2.5 million extension funding round for Uruguayan fintech partner Bankingly

bankingly logo.png29 June 2023 This follow-on equity investment reinforces Oikocredit’s commitment to support digital financial services in emerging markets. full story

Oikocredit and Ueno join forces to promote Paraguayan women’s empowerment

Logo 1 Ueno.png22 June 2023 Five-year € 4.5 million Oikocredit term loan will support women-led micro, small and medium enterprises in Paraguay full story

Oikocredit confident about staying at the forefront of impact investing

11 April 2023 Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit today published its Annual Report for 2022, including its consolidated financial statements. full story

Oikocredit and Triodos IM provide € 10 million Tier II capital to Bridge Bank Group Côte d’Ivoire

06 February 2023 The Ivorian bank, an affiliate of Bridge Group West Africa, finances local small and medium enterprises and supports job creation in the region full story

MyCredit and Oikocredit US$ 2.6 million partnership to fund SMEs in Kenya

02 February 2023 This loan facility from Oikocredit will support Kenyan financial company MyCredit to offer affordable, medium-term financing to local SMEs full story

Oikocredit invests US$ 5 million in Yellow to support growth of solar energy in Africa

31 January 2023 With this loan, Yellow aims to provide electricity and mobile connections to more households in Africa full story

Initial statement on the complaint raised against Oikocredit with the OECD Guidelines National Contact Point in the Netherlands

22 December 2022 Oikocredit wants to reassure all members, investors and other stakeholders that its mission and vision are still at the top of its priority. We continue to challenge all to invest responsibly. We provide financial services and support organisations to improve the quality of life of low-income people or communities in a sustainable way. full story

Oikocredit has sold its equity shares in the public listing of Fusion Microfinance

19 December 2022 Oikocredit’s investment has supported Fusion’s successful growth into a microfinance provider to more than 2.9 million mainly rural low-income women. full story

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