Saccos urged to adhere to the law

By Agnes Orang’o A lot of conflicts witnessed in cooperative societies are contributed by failure to follow the rules of cooperatives, says Benedict Ngumbau Chief Officer of Cooperatives in Machakos county. Ngumbau spoke after visiting Koma Housing cooperative society and commended them for their commitment to ensuring every member benefits. Chief Officer said that many … Read more

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Cooperative University of Kenya urged to reintroduce old cooperative courses

By Roy Hezron   Co-operative professionals and practitioners, through the Kenya Society of Professional Cooperators (KSPC), have asked the Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) to re-introduce the traditional cooperative courses it used to offer before it was upgraded to a full-fledged public university. The professionals and practitioners noted that traditional cooperative courses, such as Certificate … Read more

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Victoria fish co-operative transforming lives of members

By Gilbert Ochieng Over 500 fish traders operating at beaches in Port Victoria namely Marenga, Mulukoba and Bukoma in Budalangi Constituency, Busia County owe their prosperity to Port Victoria Fresh Fish Co-operative Society Limited that has helped improve on their livelihood. The co-operative society that was started in the year 2005 and registered the following … Read more

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Saccos emerge from Covid-19 morass

By Sammy Chivanga Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (Saccos) are recording a sharp rise in demand for development loans after the Covid-19 slump. Most Saccos are now happy that members have emerged from the Covid-19 morass that had left the cooperative movement with a lot of liquidity. The demand for development loans is in sharp … Read more

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