Press releases

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

Oikocredit appoints Laura Pool as chief risk officer

Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Social investor Oikocredit today announced that Laura Pool is to become its chief risk officer with effect from 18 December. She will head Oikocredit’s risk department and join the managing board. full story

40 million people reached in 2016 by organisations financed by Oikocredit

Social impact investor Oikocredit’s latest Social and Environmental Performance Report shows 84 per cent of those reached were women full story

International cooperative Oikocredit holds development finance meetings in Accra

Oikocredit brought 150 people from 33 countries to Ghana for its annual general meeting and financial inclusion conference full story

Oikocredit surpasses € 1 billion development financing milestone in 2016

Amersfoort, the Netherlands – Today social investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit published its financial results for 2016, revealing a development financing portfolio of €1,047.2 million, up 16% on 2015. full story

Thos Gieskes appointed as managing director of Oikocredit

Amersfoort – the Netherlands. Social investor Oikocredit today announced that it will welcome Thos Gieskes as its new managing director as of April 2017. full story

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