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Co-ops assured of Govt support

By Tsozungu Kombe Kilifi County Government will continue to support Co-operatives in the region to enable them to offer quality services to members and the general public. Speaking during the 96th International Co-operative Day celebrations held at Kilifi Primary School playing ground in Kilifi town recently, County Government Executive Committee Member for Co-operative Development, Trade and Tourism Nahida Mohammed said ...

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Over 10 new youth Saccos registered

By Tsozungu Kombe. Some 12 new Saccos in Taita Taveta County have been registered by the Ministry of Co-operative Development. Acting Taita Taveta County Cooperative Commissioner Erastus Gonzi said the new Saccos belong to the youth. He revealed that although only 12 new Saccos have been registered in the area, there was still room for more registration. He also asked ...

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Official lauds Imarika Sacco for exemplary service delivery

By Kese Werugha Kilifi County Co-operative Commissioner Mary Mukare has described Imarika Sacco as one of the fastest growing Sacco in the country. She said that the Sacco which comprises members from all walks of life both in the formal and informal sectors, teachers, farmers, business community and Micro-Small-Enterprises (SME) ,has continued to post impressive growth and as at the ...

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Coast best Saccos named

By Our Reporter Co-operative Alliance of Kenya (CAK) has named Imarisha and Bandari Saccos as the best in the Coast region. CAK Executive Director Daniel Marube said the Saccos had greatly contributed to socio-economic development of residents in the region. Imarisha Sacco which is based in Kilifi County has an asset base of Sh8.2 billion while Bandari Sacco with asset ...

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Dormant societies put on notice

By Munene Maina The State Department of Co-operative has issued a notice to dormant co-operative societies to shape up or close shop. Permanent Secretary in the department Ali Ismail said they will liquidate all non-performing societies in the country. Statistics from government indicate that more than half of over 21,000 registered societies are inactive. In February this year, the Government ...

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Imarika Sacco extends wings to Bamba

By Peter K. Angore Imarika Sacco has officially opened a new branch at Bamba trading centre. This brings the number of the Sacco’s fully fledged branches to seven. The new branch comes as relieve to the members and residents especially in the hinterland of Ganze Sub-county who will now get services closer home. Kilifi County Director of Co-operatives, Ms Mary ...

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County registers 20 new co-operative societies

By Tsozungu Kombe Mombasa County has registered twenty new co-operative societies. Mombasa County Co-operative Commissioner Malaki Tenai said the registered co-operative societies in the region are Saccos. He warned Sacco members in the area against politicising the operations of the societies. The Commissioner urged members to patronise saccos to enable them continue offering quality services professionally. Tenai asked members to ...

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Saccos told to embrace technology in service delivery

By Collins Akong’o Saccos which have embraced modern technology in service delivery have the competitive edge in the market. KUPPET Executive Secretary Taita Taveta County Shedrack Mutungi said use of technology will strengthen Saccos’ operations and ensure they withstand competition. He called on co-operatives leaders to fast-track the process of expansion to ensure the growth and development in the sector. ...

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Imarika Sacco’s Sh350m office complex almost complete

By Tsozungu Kombe Imarika Sacco has set aside Sh350 million for the construction of a modern office complex at the county headquarters in Kilifi town. Speaking during the Annual Delegates Meeting recently, the society’s Chief Executive Officer Daniel Masha disclosed that construction works is currently ongoing and phase one of the project has already been completed. Masha also stated that ...

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County to support co-operatives’ growth

By Our Reporter Kilifi County Government will strive to ensure that it creates an enabling environment for the growth of co-operatives. The County Executive Committee Member in charge of Trade, Tourism and Co-operative Development Nahida Mohamed said the county will soon come up with policies on co-operative development. She said the legislation and policies will co-ordinate activities of co-operative societies ...

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