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Meru launches aflatoxin testing lab

By John Majau Meru County Government has launched an aflatoxin testing laboratory at Kinoru Dispensary to area residents from consuming the fungal toxins. Aflatoxin is feared to be one of…

Munya: Take coffee to new KPCU

By John Majau Agriculture CS Peter Munya has urged farmers to take coffee to the New Kenya Planters Cooperative Union (KPCU). He said the government has enforced new regulations for…

Traders Sacco records growth

By Asa Maina Four-year-old Nyeri South Traders Sacco paid a dividend of 10% in 2020, an increase from eight percent in 2019. The Sacco chairman Joseph Wanjohi said it had…

Siaya traders get KNCCI loans

By Erick Nyayiera  Small scale traders in Siaya County have received business loans from Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI’s) MasterCard programme.  The KNCCI Siaya branch Chairperson Mrs.…

Rice farmers get mechanization hub

By Staff Reporter Bunyala Cooperative Society has received a pilot agro-mechanization hub to help rice farmers in Bunyala area of Busia County. The three-year incubation project was launched by the…

Mentor Sacco member counts her blessings one by one

Jane Maina, a mother of two, joined Mentor Sacco two decades ago. She shares her story on how the Sacco came to her rescue when she was first employed and…

Nairobi has highest number of dormant co-operatives

By Roy Hezron The Co-operative Sector Baseline Survey report released recently revealed that Nairobi County has the highest number of dormant co-operative societies in the country. A total of 5,723…

Co-operatives raised Sh13 million to fight Covid-19

By Roy Hezron Cooperative societies raised a total of 13 million to the Co-operative Coronavirus Response Committee (CCRC) to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The committee was constituted by the Department…

County moots co-operative society for hawkers

By Roy Hezron Murang’a County Governor Mwangi wa Iria says he will soon establish a co-operative society for hawkers. The Governor said they have started recruiting members and so far…

Sacco launches E-Banking App

By Malachi Motano Kikuyu based Ndetika Rural Sacco Ltd (NRS) has launched an E-Banking App, an additional product to an array of services it offers members and customers. The society…