Press releases

Oikocredit’s portfolio and member capital grow as it implements updated strategy

Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit today published its annual results for 2018. Despite 2018 being a year of change for Oikocredit, the cooperative’s net income after taxation improved compared to 2017 with both lendable funds and the development financing portfolio showing growth. full story

Oikocredit appoints Patrick Stutvoet as Director of IT and Operations

27 February 2019, Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor Oikocredit has appointed Patrick Stutvoet to the position of Director of IT and Operations, effective 1 March 2019. full story

Oikocredit invests USD 3.3 million in Mexican student finance provider Laudex

19 February 2019, Mexico City, Mexico / Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor Oikocredit has closed an investment of USD 3.3 million in Laudex, a financial inclusion institution ... full story

Oikocredit invests in cashew processor Anatrans in Burkina Faso

Social impact investor Oikocredit has taken a € 2 million stake in Burkinabe cashew processor Anatrans full story

Oikocredit and BID LAB invest in fintech Sempli to support Colombian SMEs

31 October 2018, Bogotá, Colombia – Social impact investor Oikocredit and the Inter-American Development Bank (BID LAB) have closed an investment of USD 5.7 million in Sempli, a Colombian fintech that provides loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). full story

Oikocredit invests in Brazilian FinTech Avante to support one million micro-entrepreneurs by 2021

6 September 2018, Amersfoort, the Netherlands / São Paulo, Brazil – Social impact investor Oikocredit has acquired a stake in Avante, a Brazilian FinTech offering financial services to micro-entrepreneurs at the base of the pyramid. full story

Oikocredit outperforms sector in microfinance outreach to women

The social impact investor's latest Social & Environmental Performance Report also showed strong progress on indicators for renewable energy full story

Oikocredit invests € 1 million in clean cooking with Rwanda’s Inyenyeri, to “Leave No One Behind”

Clean fuel company Inyenyeri will use the convertible loan to reach 150,000 households by 2020. full story

Oikocredit announces annual results and reveals enhanced strategy to strengthen social impact

Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Social impact investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit today published its annual results for 2017. Oikocredit continues to fulfil its ambition to improve the quality of life of low-income people by providing financing and capacity building support to 747 partner organisations active in inclusive finance, agriculture and renewable energy. full story

Oikocredit sells stake in Financiera Confianza

Social investor Oikocredit has exited Peruvian microfinance institution Financiera Confianza for an undisclosed amount. full story

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