On 10 June, social investor and worldwide cooperative, Oikocredit, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in
Berlin, Germany. Oikocredit is a partner of SEKEM, having investing US$ 7 million in equity since 2012. SEKEM is one of OikoCredit’s many partners over the last 40 years, with the cooperative having invested over US$2 billion in almost 1,700 partner organizations like SEKEM. Helmy Abouleish will participate through a video conference from Cairo.
More than 200 guests from over 30 countries will attend the event in Berlin, celebrating the birthday of this investment pioneer. Attending the event will be representatives of investors, staff and partners, including Oikocredit managing director, David Woods. Speakers will include Thrive Solar founder, Dr Ranganayakulu Bodavala, supply chain manager of Café Direct, Violeta Stevens and board member of Divine Chocolate as well as founder of Ethex, Jamie Hartzell.