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Reaching the Rural Poor


News & Events

The program regularly offers training to its in-country partners and carries out other events to further the program objectives.

For the latest information on WOCCU events and news releases please visit www.woccu.org/events and www.woccu.org/newsroom.

Project Extension

In January 2011, BANSEFI extended the term of the WOCCU / PATMIR project by six months with a new ending date of June 2011. The original goal of reaching 200,000 new rural members was increased to 240,000.


Employing innovative technology to bring financial services to hard-to-reach areas.

Tools & Methodologies

Implementing new management tools and methodologies to work efficiently in rural areas.


Reaching 240,000 new members from unbanked marginalized zones.