Why credit unions are worth every penny – and much more

Credit unions offer an alternative to the mainstream banks whose financial products don’t meet the needs of potential customers. With a third of the world’s adults still unbanked, their work remains as relevant as ever. To mark International Credit Union Day on 15 October, social value practitioner Natasha Jolob shares insights into a recent impact evaluation of one credit union – and says this may be indicative of the true social value that many such organisations can provide.