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Nenagh Credit Union hosts delegation from east Africa finance associations

Nenagh Credit Union Ltd hosted a delegation of credit union leaders Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania in east Africa during which they discussed best practice in day-to-day credit union operations, including governance, marketing and community and cooperation. The delegation’s visit to Ireland was organised and hosted by the Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation […]
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Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy

Job Title:  Business Development Manager Length of contract: 2 years Location: Dublin, Ireland with significant (up to 25%) international travel Reporting to: General Manager Starting:  Immediately   Background to the organisation: ILCUF’s mission is to alleviate poverty in developing countries by supporting credit unions, their representative bodies and other cooperative type organisations as a means for socio-economic development through […]
Thank You

Thank You

On behalf of the ILCU Foundation, we would like to thank your credit union and your members for your continuous support in 2017. Your support is allowing the ILCU Foundation, on behalf of the Irish credit union movement, to provide training for credit unions in developing countries to ensure that they are safe, strong and […]

Co-op consortium formed to help farmers in Africa gain access to financial service

The ILCU Foundation, in partnership with the Canadian Cooperative Association (CCA) and the African Confederation of Savings and Credit Co-operative Associations (ACOSCCA), will employ credit union expertise from Ireland and Canada and its credit union partners across Africa to improve rural outreach for credit unions in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Malawi. See Co-op News for more […]
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2017 Great Ethiopian Run Fundraising Event

The ILCU Foundation is looking for up to 10 people to participate in our 2017 Great Ethiopian Run (GER) Fundraising Event. The GER will take place on Sunday, 26th November, in Addis Abba, Ethiopia (2,350 metres above sea level). More than 40,000 participants from across the globe are expected to run/jog/walk the popular 10km route through the heart of the capital.

June 2017: New Board of Directors for ILCU Foundation

The Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation (ILCU Foundation) is pleased to announce its new board of directors. The ILCU Foundation held its 28th AGM in the ILCU office on the 09/06/17. The new board is elected for 2 years. See here for more details on the new board.
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Camino 2017 ILCU Foundation Fundraiser: 200,000+ Steps

In May 2017,  as a fundraiser for the ILCU Foundation’s projects in the developing world, for the first time, a group of ILCU Foundation credit union volunteers joined a team of fundraisers from our partner in Ethiopia, Gorta-Self Help Africa, to walk the last 100 KM of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. This walk […]

CREDIT UNIONS PLEDGE €50,000 TO EAST AFRICA EMERGENCY

For many months now, the Foundation’s development partners that work with credit unions in East Africa have been crying out for help to fight the third year of drought in a row in the region. Read more about the Foundation’s emergency response to the crisis here.
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Barry Treacy is a Credit to Sierra Leone

– Youghal Credit Union Manager visits Africa to facilitate local credit unions. Read the full Youghal News article here
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Camino 2017 ILCU Foundation Fundraiser

Join Orla in raising money for ILCU International Development Foundation credit-union projects in the developing world. We have five (5) places available for members of the Irish Credit Union Movement on our fundraiser “Camino de Santiago de Compostela, French Way, Sarria to Santiago 2017″ in Spain, from 25th May 2017. For full information on the […]
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