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Youth, women urged to join Saccos

By Tsozungu Kombe Youth and women in Kilifi County have been urged to join Saccos to improve on their economic status. Speaking to Sacco Review in Kilifi town recently, County…

New Bill to better miraa farmers’ fortune

By John Majau Meru County Assembly has passed a motion that will enable the county government to set aside funds to support miraa farming. The motion moved by Naathu MCA…

Kiambu Support Saccos, Sossion urges teachers

By Felix Wanderi Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary-General, Wilson Sossion has called upon teachers to support Saccos as they have a huge impact on their economic stability. He…

Sacco members dwindle as multinationals lay off staff

By Benedicto Ng’etich Kericho County Director of Cooperatives Leonard Otii has advised Saccos affiliated to giant multinationals to device other means of survival in the face of dwindling membership. Otii…

Coffee societies seek waiver as farmers feel the pinch

By Kamundia Muriithi Twenty-four co-operative societies in Embu County are struggling to pay a Sh90 million loan borrowed five years ago to set up a coffee mill that has since…

Co-operative sector receives Sh 4.6bn

By Jackson Okoth The State Department for Co-op­eratives has received increased fund­ing in the financial year 2019/2020, to enable it finalize review of the Na­tional Cooperative Policy, Coopera­tive Societies Act…