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Irish Aid Funding

Irish Aid Funding

The Irish League of Credit Unions’ International Development Foundation (ILCU Foundation), the charitable arm of the Irish credit union movement, has been selected to receive €750,000 in funding from Irish Aid.
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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 […]
Ireland Study Tour

Ireland Study Tour

A recent study tour to Ireland comprised of representatives from Russia, Moldova and Kazakhstan. Their visit took them to First Choice Credit Union, People First Credit Union, Carrick on Shannon Credit Union and An Post Employees’ Credit Union. We hope it was an enjoyable and informative tour for all involved. #ILCUF #CreditUnion
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ICU Day – Sierra Leone

ICU Day – Sierra Leone

Members of the ILCU Foundation staff were delighted to attend International Credit Union Day celebrations in Sierra Leone. Celebrating its first International Credit Union Day on October 19th, members representing nearly 30 Credit Unions from all across Sierra Leone paraded through the main streets of Freetown, spreading the Credit Union message. It was a hugely […]
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Sierra Leone Emergency Relief Support

ILCU Foundation to Support Emergency Relief to Flood and Mudslide Victims in Sierra Leone Credit unions may be aware from TV News Reports/Internet of the flooding and mudslides that hit Freetown in Sierra Leone on the 14 August 2017.  One of Africa’s worst flooding related disasters in years triggered by three days of heavy rains. […]

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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