Financial results for 2019 and more updates
Oikocredit International Newsletter
April 2020

Social impact and financial sustainability are our priority

This edition of the newsletter brings you the financial results for 2019, a year of  transition and renewal for Oikocredit. The year shows a very positive net income of € 14.3 million compared with € 1.3 million for last year.

We feature an interview with Laura Pool, Oikocredit’s Director of Finance & Risk, talking about our 2019 results. Also included are links to the press release, our Annual Report and our latest round of facts and figures.

We know this is an uncertain time and offer you a look into how Oikocredit is responding to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.


It's not just about growth

Laura Pool, Director of Finance & Risk says: “It's not only about growth in the portfolio, but the quality.” In this interview she provides insights into the financial results, reflects on Oikocredit’s development and talks about how progress in 2019 will help Oikocredit face the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Read the interview >

Annual Report 2019

As well as the financials, we introduce the people behind the numbers, who benefit from our work and remind us of the value of our financing and capacity building support. People like Jessy Chipindo, a client of Oikocredit partner EFC Zambia, who you see on the cover page.

Read the annual report >

Improved results, satisfied partners

Oikocredit's financial performance strengthened in 2019, with a net income of € 14.3 million (up from € 1.3 million in 2018). We made good headway in streamlining our business model, maintaining investor confidence and we received positive feedback from the organisations we finance. 

Read the press release >

Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates

As the Covid-19 pandemic develops, Oikocredit is closely monitoring and responding to the situation. We now have a dedicated page with our latest Covid-19 updates, such as messages from our Managing Director Thos Gieskes, FAQs, resources for our partners and information on fraud protection.

Go to the updates page >

Oikocredit facts & figures

Our data for the fourth quarter of 2019 includes a summary of the figures from our annual report. This includes the total number of partners and countries where we invest, and an overview of our funding by type, region and sector.

Check out our latest figures >
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