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May 05, 2021
LIMA, Peru—The Economic Inclusion Project this week celebrated the graduations of more than 500 new entrepreneurs from its School of Dreamers in Peru and Entrepreneur Camp in Ecuador.
May 03, 2021
‘Building Financial Health for a Brighter Tomorrow’ is This Year’s International Credit Union Day Theme
MADISON, Wis.—On October 21, 2021, credit unions worldwide will celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day). This annual event raises global awareness for the credit union movement through outreach, volunteering, fundraising and other ICU Day-themed activities. Credit unions bring financial inclusion and a promising future to people all over the world. Since the first celebration in 1948, ICU Day is a chance to spotlight and celebrate these achievements.
April 28, 2021
NAIROBI--Microsoft East Africa, through the support of its 4Afrika initiative, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) to help accelerate digital transformation within the Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) sector.
April 15, 2021
MADISON, Wis. — Attend the premier global credit union education and networking event offered by the financial services industry. World Council of Credit Unions has opened registration for the annual World Credit Union Conference to be held virtually from 14 – 21 July 2021. For more information and to register visit www.wcuc.org.
April 13, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—CUNA Mutual Group, the largest international provider of insurance and retirement services to credit unions, has committed to give World Council of Credit Unions up to $1 million to support its work to champion and grow credit unions and cooperative finance worldwide.
April 06, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—The nomination period for the 2021 WYCUP Scholarship program is now open and will run through May 31.
March 11, 2021
MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions has secured four distinguished speakers for the 2021 World Credit Union Conference—the premier global event for credit unions—set to be held virtually from 14 – 21 July. More than 1,500 credit union executives from 60 countries are expected to join the online event, which features a weeklong celebration of World Council through education and networking.
March 08, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) is calling on the worldwide credit union movement to advocate that “we can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements” by encouraging industry women to apply for a 2021 GWLN Scholarship beginning on International Women’s Day.
March 03, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—More than 500 members and supporters of the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) from over 30 countries welcomed a new volunteer chair and recognized one of the group’s emerging leaders at its first virtual breakfast celebration held in conjunction with Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).
March 02, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—More than 200 credit union professionals attended Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ March 1 Virtual Champions Celebration to learn how their financial support has helped credit unions worldwide over the past year and how the 2021 Bridge the Gap Campaign will continue that effort going forward.