News Release Year
December 06, 2023
WFCU and USAID/WOCCU CAP Project to Support Digital Transformation of Ukrainian Credit Unions Through $200,000 Grant
KYIV, Ukraine—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU), in partnership with the USAID/World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project, this week launched a $200,000 digitalization program to help Ukrainian credit unions upgrade core banking systems and modernize services in an effort to improve member experience.
November 29, 2023
Ukrainian Credit Union Stakeholders Learn Best Practices from Lithuanian Colleagues Amid Implementation of New Law
VILNIUS, Lithuania—The USAID/World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project last week helped representatives of Ukraine’s credit union sector prepare to implement the country’s new credit union law by leading them on a study tour to learn the best practices of Lithuanian credit union operations, regulation and supervision.
November 21, 2023
MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) is pleased to announce the addition of SICOOB (Brazil), one of the largest financial cooperative systems in Latin America, as the first new member added under a revised membership structure the WOCCU Board of Directors approved earlier this year.
November 20, 2023
$30,100 Grant Provides Better Working and Living Conditions for Agricultural Credit Cooperatives of Turkey
MADISON, Wis.—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) is providing a $30,100 grant to Tarim Kredi (Agricultural Credit Cooperatives of Turkey) through the Turkish Cooperative Earthquake Relief Fund to purchase over 40 air conditioners that will allow for safer conditions for 126 workers and 20,489 members impacted by the devastating February 6 earthquakes.
November 16, 2023
MADISON, Wis. — The Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN), an initiative of the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU), opened the annual scholarship on November 15, offering learning opportunities during 2024 for women in the credit union space to advance leadership skills.
November 13, 2023
RICHLAND, WA.— The Global Women’s Leadership Network’s (GWLN) brought more than 50 credit union women from 15 U.S. states and Canada together in Richland, Washington last week for the seventh annual Executive Readiness Summit to engage credit union women with thought leaders, industry experts and one another to learn more about how to unlock authentic leadership, what kind of leader they are and can be, as well as the cognitive science behind leadership.
November 06, 2023
MADISON, Wis. — The World Young Credit Union Professional Network (WYCUP), a network of the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU), opened the annual WYCUP scholarship on November 6 for two exciting opportunities to advance leadership skills for emerging leaders in the credit union space during 2024.
October 31, 2023
MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) 2022 Statistical Report shows the global credit union movement soared past another milestone last year as worldwide membership topped 400 million.
October 24, 2023
MADISON, Wis.—Registration is now open for the 2024 World Credit Union Conference (WCUC), cohosted by World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and Credit Union National Association (CUNA), WOCCU’s direct member organization in the United States. The conference will be held at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Mass. (USA), July 21-24.