MADISON, Wis.–The Worldwide Foundation, the international development and charitable arm of World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), is offering a reminder of an opportunity for credit unions to offer their members a credit card that funds financial inclusion programs in developing nations with every item they purchase.
CU News From Around the Planet
SURREY, B.C.–A credit union here is closing its only unionized branch, where its employees have been on a strike since January.
MADISON, Wis.—The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions is building upon its long tradition of providing relief to credit unions reeling from natural disasters by launching Project Storm Break—an annual campaign
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti—The World Council of Credit Unions said it will assess the agricultural investment landscape in specific target zones in this country as part of a value chain assessment (VCA) being funded by USAID Haiti’s INVEST program.
MENLO PARK, Calif.—Well ahead of its launch, regulators from around the world are expressing concern and even some confusion regarding Facebook’s proposed new cryptocurrency, the Libra coin.
MUMBAI, India—More ride sharing services are getting into credit cards
NASHIK, India–India has become the 20thcountry to launch a Global Women’s Leadership Network(GWLN) Sister Society, with women from the Maharashtra State Federation of Cooperative Credit Societies (MAFCOCS) and Kalyani Mahila Nagari Cooperative Credit Society forming a chapter here in the western state of Maharashtra.
KINGSTON, Jamaica–The Jamaica Police Co-operative Credit Union Ltd (JPCCU) is reporting a net surplus of $94.5 million, surpassing that of 2017 by 3.2% for the year ending Dec. 31, 2018.
EDMONTON, Alberta–The winner of $1 million from a credit union here is 24 years old and just graduated from the University of Alberta.
DUBLIN, Ireland–At least three-dozen credit unions in Ireland have imposed a limit on the deposits members can have, in some cases as low as €15,000, as a result of negative interest rates now in place at the country’s two largest banks.