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Why Support Associations?

Oikocredit Canada’s Support Associations are groups of volunteers whose members are engaged in promoting Oikocredit’s mission. Volunteer associations are part of a long-standing tradition in Oikocredit’s work. In addition to being active volunteers for Oikocredit, Support Associations are members of the Oikocredit International co-operative.

Oikocredit has two Support Associations in Canada – Oikocredit Canada and Oikocredit Canada Atlantic. Click on the regions to learn more about how you can get involved in your local Support Association.

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Supporting Oikocredit's work across the Atlantic region

Supporting Oikocredit's work across the Atlantic region

Oikocredit Canada Atlantic

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Serving Oikocredit members and investors in the Atlantic provinces

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Become a member, volunteer for an event, or sign up for a newsletter with Oikocredit Canada Atlantic.

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Support the work of Oikocredit Canada Atlantic

As a Support Association of Oikocredit, OCA is a member of the Oikocredit International co-operative, and participates in the annual meeting of the organization, as well as working groups and committees.

It also undertakes educational and outreach work in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland to increase awareness about the development needs of people in emerging parts of the world, and how Oikocredit contributes to this.

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Oikocredit Canada Atlantic
25 Graham St.
NS B3A 3H9 Dartmouth
workT: 1 902 466 4048

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