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Oikocredit International Newsletter
February 2024

Fostering resilience in a changing landscape

In a world that continues to navigate uncertainty and turbulence, Oikocredit's commitment to creating positive impact has never been more crucial. As we reflect on our journey, it's the resilience and spirit of the communities we serve that truly inspire us.

Our efforts have focused on nurturing innovative partnerships and impactful initiatives that resonate with the needs of these communities. Each project we undertake is a step towards creating a more equitable and sustainable future, acknowledging the challenges yet remaining steadfast in our cooperative's mission.

The support of our stakeholders around the world amplifies Oikocredit's ability to make meaningful contributions through responsible investing. Examples of these impactful engagements can be found in this email newsletter.

Mirjam 't Lam, Oikocredit's Managing Director

Empowering communities for sustainable impact

Oikocredit's Managing Director, Mirjam 't Lam, explores the resilience and innovation that marked a year of transformation and progress for the cooperative.

Read Mirjam's message >
Solar panels and white clouds in a blue sky

Lighting up lives and powering development in rural Benin

Access to energy can be life-changing. Weziza's mission to is provide sustainable and affordable electricity to Benin's underserved areas.

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Women paying a loan instalment in Argentina

Oikocredit Live: unpacking the evolution of microfinance

A round-up of our online event that highlighted how microfinance institutions have redefined financial services for the betterment of communities.

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A farmer harvesting cotton in Côte d'Ivoire

Groundbreaking data approach for farmers

The Dutch government will fund a programme co-developed by Oikocredit that uses data to strengthen farming cooperatives in emerging economies.

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Pictured at the top: Jenny Andrea Tovar owns a shop in Colombia. She started her business after her mother fell ill and gave her a small business to run. 

Jenny recently became a client of Oikocredit partner Actuar, which provided her with a loan. She has used the loan to repair her inherited house.

Besides running the shop, Jenny also sells clothes and shoes online, provides motorcycle taxi services and sells desserts. Her dream is to own a larger shop.

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