Wanted: Credit union volunteers to participate in the Gambia & Sierra Leone Coaching Programme

Dublin – 27th July, 2016 – Wanted: Credit union volunteers to participate in the Gambia & Sierra Leone Coaching Programme The Assignment: The Irish League of Credit Unions Foundation (ILCU Foundation) is seeking to recruit Irish credit union volunteers to provide support and mentoring to the credit union movement in The Gambia & Sierra Leone […]
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Dublin, 21st June 2016 – The ILCU Foundation has been awarded a €50,000 contract from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to support the development of credit unions in Belize. The highly sought after contract was awarded following a proposal to the Belize Rural Finance Programme. The aim of the project is to share […]
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Join us for The Great Ethiopian Run 2016

The ILCU Foundation is now accepting expression of interest forms to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run 2016, which takes place on Sunday, 20th November in Addis Abba, Ethiopia. More than 36,000 participants from across the globe are expected to walk/jog the popular 10km route through the heart of the capital. (7,726 ft – […]
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Dublin – 29th April, 2016 On Saturday the 16th April, Ecuador was hit with an earthquake which has been described as the worst natural disaster the country has faced in decades. The earthquake measured 7.8 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was located in the city of Pedernales, Manabi Province. Recent reports have indicated […]
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ILCU Foundation Annual Report 2015

Dublin, 21st April 2016 – The ILCU Foundation has published its 2015 Annual Report today, which details an important 12 months for the ILCU Foundation as it supported credit union movements in six countries across 3 continents, and responded to two major international humanitarian crises. “Our work to provide sustainable credit unions for members in […]
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ILCU Foundation Stakeholders Meeting

Dublin, 12th April 2016 – The ILCU Foundation would like to invite delegates who are attending the ILCU AGM, to an ILCU Foundation Stakeholders’ Meeting on Friday 22nd April, in the O’Halloran Suite, Castletroy Park Hotel, from 6.30-7.30 pm. The purpose of this meeting is to allow an opportunity for the ILCU Foundation to thank […]

Lending a Helping Hand

Dublin, 30th March 2016 – Irish Volunteers Return From The Gambia “Being the new recruit this year I had no idea what to expect from the trip other than tips and advice from those who had gone before me. I can honestly say that it was one of the best experiences of my life”, Sabrina […]

ILCU Foundation Welcomes Advisory Board Member

Dublin, 8th March 2016 – The ILCU Foundation has welcomed a new advisory board member following a recent review of its governance structure. The board of directors invited Dr. Monica Gorman (PhD, M.Agr.Sc), who is a lecturer in Agricultural Extension and Innovation in the School of Agriculture and Food Science in University College Dublin, to […]
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First Emergency Aid to Unaccompanied Minors Report

Dublin, 16th December 2015 – The ILCU Foundation and credit unions’ across the country announced in September 2015 that they would support the needs of unaccompanied minors by providing a donation of up to €25,000 to help those who have lost parents and guardians as they arrived in Milan Central Station. The ILCU Foundation then […]
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ILCU Foundation Receives Recognition Award

Dublin, 15th December 2015 – The ILCU Foundation has been presented with the FW Raiffeissen Award 2015 by the Nepal Federation of Savings and Credit Cooperative Union (NEFSCUN) at the 24th annual general meeting in respect of its support to the movement during its initial development. The award was accepted by the Deputy Prime Minister […]
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