Criteria

Oikocredit uses a number of criteria to ensure its support goes where it does the most good.

In considering your organization’s application for credit assistance, we look for the following :

  • Projects of cooperatives or finance institutions, and to a lesser extent SMEs
  • Projects where women are influential in management and/or implementation
  • Projects that are environmentally sustainable and respect animal welfare
  • Projects with suitable management in place, which are – or can soon, become – financially sustainable
  • Projects with a clear need for foreign investment, which can be provided within terms that can secure the necessary government approvals and that, are beneficial to the project partners
  • The minimum amount for a loan is Euro 50,000; the maximum amount is Euro 2 million.

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