Deal with Boom Financial will help World Council expand mobile banking, transfer services to immigrant and unbanked families.
Lech Walesa kicked off the World Credit Union Conference by calling on attendees to help “achieve the revolution.”
Five participants get free trip to international credit union gathering in Poland next week.
WOCCU finds more credit union members worldwide belonging to fewer credit unions.
The World Council of Credit Unions is still taking nominations for its Young Credit Union People scholarship program this summer in Poland.
The World Council of Credit Unions has two new members: a cooperative holding company from Colombia and Moldova’s credit union trade association.
In 2012, Bruce Foulke, the president/CEO of the $1.1 billion American Heritage Federal Credit Union of Philadelphia, ranks among the CU doers, or is, as the World Council of Credit Unions puts it, “a special breed” when it comes to overseas charity work.
The World Council of Credit Unions has issued a call for Distinguished Service Award nominations. Award recipients will be recognized at the World Credit Union Conference, July 15–18 in Gdansk, Poland.
Increasing regulatory concerns and advocacy needs have led to the creation of a new credit union trade association in Colombia, leaders there said.
With the World Council of Credit Unions' assistance, the group will soon be distributing the prosthetics through Afghanistan's Islamic Investment and Finance Cooperatives.