Who We Are

World Council of Credit Unions works to advance financial inclusion through the credit union and cooperative model by engaging in international advocacy, development, education and networking that empowers underserved populations, and promotes more equitable and resilient communities. 

Our Work

Member Services

WOCCU represents national and regional credit union associations in more than 80 countries. On behalf of our members, WOCCU advocates to reduce regulatory burden and enable credit unions to strengthen their resilience and grow. We also serves as the bridge that connects credit union systems around the world.

Global Programs

Leveraging our network of credit unions, we support financial markets in growing economies by partnering with public and private donor agencies to provide financial services and other assistance that helps build resilient livelihoods for underserved populations.

Worldwide Foundation

As WOCCU's partner organization, Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) is a separate 501c3 established to advance the shared vision of expanding financial inclusion through a vibrant and growing global credit union system.

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Applications open now!

Want to learn about global credit union systems and connect with fellow CU professionals worldwide?

The International Credit Union Development Education (I-CUDE) program gives credit union employees and volunteers a greater understanding of the international credit union system and offers ongoing engagement opportunities.

I-CUDE designation is available to all DE program alumni who meet a certain level of international experience.