Making a Difference

The work of the World Council of Credit Unions makes a difference through the global trade association, our development platform and our foundation for the global credit union movement.

Trade Association

On behalf of our member organizations in nearly 60 countries, we advocate internationally to achieve a better legislative and regulatory outcome for credit unions, other financial cooperatives and their members. We provide education and global networking for the exchange of information and ideas.

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Development Programs

Our development programs promote financial inclusion worldwide. Since 1971, we have implemented nearly 300 technical assistance programs in 71 countries to build safe and sound financial cooperatives with affordable, pro-poor financial products and services.

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The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions is our official fundraising and gift-receiving organization. Contributions to the Worldwide Foundation help advance our efforts to create long-lasting opportunities for the world's working poor.

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