Making an impact through the 2019 DE Day of Service

Photos by Randall Smith

Last week, Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) from around the globe came together to make an incredible impact in their communities in celebration of the 4th annual DE Day of Service.

What is the DE Day of Service? Credit union leaders who graduate from the Foundation’s Credit Union Development Education (DE) Program are designated as CUDEs and are encouraged to celebrate an annual DE Day of Service by completing a project to improve the lives of people in their community. These service projects address the 12 Development Issues – which are challenges that prevent individuals and families everywhere from living prosperous, stable and secure lives. The Development Issues include: credit, diversity & equity, education, employment, environment, health, housing, hunger, inclusion, savings, technology, and transportation.

The 2019 DE of Service was widely participated by 18 states and by CUDEs in Africa. See below for a wrap-up of projects in the state that the occurred (note that some projects had DEs from various states):

 

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