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Community Loan Success Stories - Social Housing

Organisations benefiting include; Community & Voluntary, Charities, Sports Clubs, Social Enterprises and organisations tackling community, social and environmental issues.

Clann Credo is a charity and recycles capital repayments into new loans to continuously increase the Community Loan Finance available so more community organisations can benefit in the future.

As Ireland’s largest social finance provider, we have re-imagined lending and believe that finance can be a catalyst for good in communities.

Established in 2002 as a social housing agency, the focus of the BHA has been on the provision of housing solutions to people with intellectual difficulties, and required more housing than they had.

With the help of Clann Credo, Clár ICH provides homes for older people, those with disabilities and for emigrants returning home.

As services across rural Ireland retreat to the larger population centres, older residents are particularly vulnerable to being isolated from the wider community.

“Clann Credo was able to provide us with the funds we needed to carry out refurbishments, they understood our needs and valued our mission.”

Kate was on the streets at 11 years of age, wholly defenseless and thrust suddenly into danger and despair. She did not choose the streets, but dreadful circumstances in the family home and poor state

Housing, education and advocacy for homeless women and children in Cork

Homes for Good! Founded in 1997 by Sr Jean Quinn and Eamonn Martin to assist people experiencing homelessness.

Concern about the needs of elderly people in the Mayo town of Newport prompted the formation of St Dominick’s Housing Association.