Everyone needs an ally at some point in their lives. When we find one, it can make all the difference in the world. Our purpose is to assist people in low-income developing countries to gain access to secure savings and affordable loans so that they can build a better future for themselves and their families.
Together Building Financial Inclusion
“Since I joined the credit union, it has helped me in saving my money. Each week I open my cash box and send my contribution to the credit union so I can increase my savings”.
“I can now support my children’s education so they may achieve a better life. I will get satisfaction from their success.”
“I am grateful to my credit union because it supported me with a loan and helped me to earn extra income for my family.”
“I’m so thankful because now I have a new modern house, four cows, three oxen, and three horses.”
The Foundation is funded by over 140 Irish credit unions, who make an annual donation to our work. Across the island of Ireland we know the value of the credit union model to individuals, communities and workplaces. In addition to our core funding from credit unions we are fortunate to obtain funding from external sources: institutional donors, development partners and corporate organisations. The external funding received is testament to the good work we undertake and acknowledgement of the credit union as a model to improve socio-economic and human development. Credit union members and individuals can now directly support our work, and help us to help others.
We are very grateful to everyone who supports our work.