Vesterport 3, 5. · 8000 Århus C tlf. 8668 2333
Nørregade 6, 1. · 1165 København K tlf. 3336 2332
How does Oikos use your money?
Oikos loans out as much money as possible to the Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) in Asia, Africa, South America, the Middle East and
In 2012, 2,6 billion out of 7 billion people, do not have access to financial services because they do not have collateral as security for a loan. A micro-loan is based on trust, and an assessment of whether the business idea is viable. In 2010, 137.5 million of the world's poor have had a microloan. If there are on average 5 people in a family, it means that almost 700 million poor people have been connected to a micro loan.
Give a man a fish, and he is full for a day. If he could borrow money for a boat, however, he will be satisfied for the rest of his life! Many poor people lack only an opportunity to improve their living conditions.