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Join us in one of the world's
largest fintech hubs for the
2018 World Credit Union Conference
in Singapore. 

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February 14, 2018

Nominations Open for World Council Young Credit Union Professionals Scholarship

MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions seeks nominations from its member organizations for the World Council Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) scholarship program, an international networking and educational opportunity for emerging credit union leaders. Nominations are due May 31, 2018. Scholarship awards and the WYCUP program will take place at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference, July 15-18, 2018, in Singapore. New this year, the Diversity & Inclusion conference track is dedicated to leveraging opportunities to promote professional development for young leaders. Up to five recipients will be awarded WYCUP scholarships for an all-expense-paid trip to the 2019 World Credit Union Conference.

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January 16, 2018

Nominations Open for World Council’s Distinguished Service Award

MADISON, Wis. — Nominations are open for the World Council of Credit Unions 2018 Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The prestigious award honors individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding service to credit union development outside their home country. DSA winners will be presented at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference, July 15-18, 2018, in Singapore.

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March 11 - 18, 2018

Field Engagement - Kenya Service

The Worldwide Foundation is now signing up volunteers to travel to Kenya March 11 to 18, 2018

Once there, we will observe how credit unions are both serving small farmers and how they are taking an innovative approach with mobile technology.

We will also engage in volunteer service at the credit union orphanage in Busia. Projects include fence construction, gardening, planting fruit trees, general repair and construction for over 100 orphaned children facing extreme poverty and limited resources. Spend three days working to make improvements for the children of the Busia Compassionate Centre.

For more information -
Contact Laura Mihm by
Phone +1-608-395-2032
or email

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January 04, 2018

Registration Open for the World Credit Union Conference

MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions has opened registration for the annual World Credit Union Conference to be held 15–18 July in Singapore. Attend the premier global credit union education and networking event offered by the financial services industry. For more information and to register visit

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Faces of Ukraine

Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project partner, CU "Kredit Souz" 

CAP project partner, Credit Union "Kredit Souz" makes loans to agribusinesses in Cherkassy oblast possible. CAP supports agricultural credit expansion. Members appreciate ease of doing business with their credit union and the approach to members - borrowers.

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July 19, 2017

Spotlight: Liberia

Examining the importance of savings mobilization and digital finance to further expand access to the unbanked, especially to rural women—based on lessons learned from our UNCDF programs in Rwanda and Liberia.

Case Study: Credit Union Revitalization in Liberia

VIDEO: Future of MicroLead


We advocate on behalf of the global cooperative financial movement

Regulatory burden impacts us all.  We advocate protect cooperative financial institution competitiveness to limit regulatory burden globally.

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July 15 - 18, 2018

World CU Conference

The World Credit Union Conference is the premier global event for the credit union industry with the most take-home value. Attendees from around the globe include Board Members, CEO’s, Executive Directors, Senior Management and more. This is the only conference that has a global focus on improving lives through credit unions. We offer top-class educational sessions on key topics, networking opportunities without comparison and an excellent team-building environments that will facilitate and grow decision making.

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