12 October 2021
Carnglen Credit Union is ‘Stepping Up’ for Sierra Leone
Carnglen Credit Union is excited to announce that it will be taking part in the first ever CU Challenge - Step Up organised by the International Development Foundation in conjunction with the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU).
Staff will be entering a team and joining the fundraiser to ‘virtually walk/run’ 10 million steps in 10 days from the League’s office on Mount Street, Dublin to the Foundation’s field office on Fort Street, Sierra Leone. The challenge will start on Monday 11th October and will run until Wednesday 20th October.
The aim of the event is raise awareness and raise funds which will go towards the continued development of credit unions in Sierra Leone. The funds will enable them to provide much needed access to affordable and ethical savings and loans and empower their members.
Aisling Doherty, Manager of Carnglen Credit Union said “We're very excited to start our first ever CU Challenge along with all of our colleagues and volunteers in the credit union movement. We are excited to support the Foundation and know they do some amazing work helping communities get access to basic financial products and services. We are delighted to get behind the Step Up challenge #MountSt2FortStreet and are determined to help them reach the 10 million step mark".