UK and Ireland News

Ogunte interviews Oikocredit UK & Ireland's National Director Monica Middleton

Ogunte.png30 April 2018 Servane Mouazan interviews Monica Middleton to find out a little more about her background, Oikocredit, gender-lens investing and what really makes her tick. full story

Oikocredit Feature in Positive News

positive-news-logo.png06 April 2018 Oikocredit has been listed on the Brands of Inspiration page of Positive News. This section looks at organisations with a positive story to tell including Oikocredit. full story

Churches Together in Britain & Ireland: How microfinance is empowering Kenyan women

CTBI.png06 April 2018 Since 1981, the Kenyan Women Microfinance Bank (KWFT) has provided loans and savings products to 500,000 women in Kenya. Oikocredit chose to partner with KWFT back in 2010, due to its focus on empowering female entrepreneurs, especially in rural areas. full story

Highgate Society: Use your money for good – options for ethical investing

Highgate Society.jpg28 March 2018 A packed audience came along to the Highgate Society on Wednesday 21st March 2018 to find out about sustainable banking and ethical investing. Oikocredit, along with our good friends Ethex, were introduced to the room as a positive investing opportunity. full story

Oikocredit & the Employee Ownership Association

EOAlogo.png15 March 2018 Oikocredit UK & Ireland is delighted to have just become members of the Employee Ownership Association (EOA). The EOA represents organisations which are employee-owned or transitioning to employee-ownership across the UK. full story

Green Christian Member invests with Oikocredit

greenchristian-LOGO.jpg27 February 2018 Oikocredit UK & Ireland's Archie Pearson, interviews Green Christian member Anthony, on why he chooses to invest with Oikocredit and the role that social investing can play in today's world. full story

Ethex: Introducing a very special brand of organic Fairtrade coffee to its investor base.

ethex_logo.png22 February 2018 Oikocredit investee partner Coopfam helps its 450 member-farmers gain access to local, national and international markets. Women are able to play a key role in Coopfam's future by selling their own unqiue female only brand of coffee - Café Feminino. full story

ECCR: January 2018 Newsletter

eccr.png05 February 2018 ECCR's member in focus for January is Oikocredit. Featuring Oikocredit's case study on small-holder farmers and Oikocredit & ECCR's participation at the Faith Investment Summit in Switzerland. full story