WOCCU Activates Two Disaster Relief Funds
The World Council of Credit Unions, Inc. has activated its international disaster relief fund for benefit of two international disasters: the Guatemalan landslide and the Pakistani earthquake. WOCCU said it has received damage reports from Federaci?n Nacional de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Cr?dito (FENACOAC) in Guatamala that western regions of the country, where there are a number of CUs, are suffering greatly, and that more than 1,000 people have been killed. Meanwhile, in Pakistan, where more than two-million people are homeless following an earthquake, WOCCU is also seeking to help the approximately 73 credit unions in that country.
Contributions can be made to: Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, Inc., 5710 Mineral Point Road, P.O. Box 2982, Madison, WI 53701-2982 or wired via the respective corporate CU to US Central, 9701 Renner Blvd., Suite 100, Lenexa, KS 66219, Swift Code Number: CCUNUS55 (International outside the U.S. ABA Routing Number: 301 082 688 (Domestic within the U.S.) Account Number: 301000246 Beneficiary: Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions.