New managing director, annual results and more
Oikocredit International Newsletter
April 2017

Oikocredit surpasses € 1 billion development financing milestone in 2016

Spring 2017 marks a particularly exciting time for Oikocredit, with the release of our 2016 results in March and the arrival of our new managing director Thos Gieskes in April.
This edition includes the results press release, a link to our 2016 annual report, an interview with Thos Gieskes and an article about the work being carried out by our Kyrgyzstani partner Kompanion Bank to support local farmers and promote sustainable agriculture.


Introducing our new managing director

We are very pleased to welcome our new managing director Thos Gieskes who took up his position on 3 April. In the interview he talks about what motivates him, his work in cooperative banking, and his vision and aspirations for his new role at Oikocredit.

Read the full interview

Oikocredit's 2016 full-year results

We announced our 2016 results at a press conference in Germany on 23 March. Our development financing portfolio exceeded the € 1 billion milestone for the first time, and we grew in our focus areas of inclusive finance, agriculture, renewable energy and Africa.

Read the press release

Annual report 2016

Our annual report was released on 23 March. The annual report contains messages from our managing board, updates from our regional offices, features on our partners across the globe, and a complete overview of Oikocredit’s financial statements for 2016.

Read the annual report

Oikocredit facts & figures

Our facts and figures for the fourth quarter of 2016 include capital outstanding, the total number of partners and countries where we invest, as well as an overview of our funding by type, region and sector.

Read the facts & figures

Going beyond finance to improve lives

Kompanion Bank is a Kyrgyzstani microfinance institution with a difference. In addition to providing loans, it offers its clients specialist training to build their business knowledge and promote sustainable agriculture.

Read the full story
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