Mutual challenges face the Irish and U.S. credit union systems. In response, the World Council, through its Worldwide Foundation and between the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) offers an exchange program, designed to align the needs and expertise of both sides of the Atlantic to find solutions to address short and long-term challenges.For more information, contact Laura Mihm
Stay tuned for future 2020 Trips!
Study, Service and Support
Field engagements can be deep-dive studies to understand the challenges a credit union system faces and the relevance of that experience at home. The engagements also allow participants to get involved with local credit union volunteer and community service work. Technical and advocacy efforts assist credit unions to help tackle their top technical or regulatory challenges.
In 2019, the Foundation visited Australia, Puerto Rico, Kenya and Guatemala on a mission to study, serve or support those areas – sometimes all three.
“Engagement trips are like traveling in a time machine. Sometimes you go to the future. Sometimes you visit the past.”
- a participant of a previous Worldwide Foundation’s field engagement trip