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Saccos turn to marketing executives to grow membership

By Sammy Chivanga Savings and Credit Co-operative Societies (Saccos) are increasingly turning to marketing executives to recruit and retain new members as dormant members rise. This is a new trend…

Kabugu: The face behind Unaitas steady growth

By Kage Njoroge and Azael Masese When the book of Unaitas history, the name of Joseph Ngaai Kabugu is read loud and clear. Kabugu, the founding member of Unaitas when…

Co-op are tools for socio-economic development, says Munya

By Tsozungu Kombe The Government intends to ensure that co-operative societies become tools for social and economic development. This includes promotion of inclusivity and improved livelihoods for all through participation…

Youths urged to join Saccos to develop

By Florence Norah Migori County Youth Bunge Sacco chairman Joseph Nyapete has appealed to the youth to join Saccos to secure affordable loans. Nyapete, who was speaking during the launch…

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…

Kisii County Govt blamed for neglecting Co-op sector

By Elijah Nyaanga The Kisii County Government has been accused of neglecting the Cooperative sector by not allocating resources to facilitate its activities and finance members. Speaking during the July…

Universal Traders Sacco launches new Check Off Loans product

By Makoma Musyoka Universal Traders Sacco has introduced a Check Off Loans product to better service delivery and attracts more members. The product enables salaried members to access loans through…

Sh95m for women, youth

By Our Reporter Kilifi County Secretary, Bibi Fondo has said Sh95 million will be allocated to women, youth and people with disabilities through Saccos to improve their living standards. Speaking…

Over 50 sacco officials trained on financial management

By Tsozungu Kombe More than 50 officials from nine newly registered Saccos in Kwale County recently underwent training on financial management. The two-day induction course was conducted by the Kwale…

KMFRI Sacco to open FOSA branch

By Wesley Ondieki Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) Sacco is set to open a fully fledged FOSA branch outside Mombasa, Sacco Chairman, Rashid Anam (pictured) has said. “Among…