SACCO

Change beckons as KUSCCO boss hints at coops forming federations

All Cooperatives will in future become federations and subscribe to an apex body, Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (KUSCCO) Group Managing Director George Ototo has hinted. A restructured Cooperative sector will ensure sustainability and viability as it will solely depend on the subscription of the cooperative members. “The economic participation of our business … Read more

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SACCO

Saccos declaring questionable dividends, bonuses, says KSPC

Cooperative sector practitioners have expressed concerns over the manner in which Saccos and cooperatives are declaring dividends and interest on deposits, as well as honoraria payments. Through Kenya Society of Professional Co-operators (KSPC), the practitioners observed that there are a lot of malpractices among cooperatives in the way dividends, interest on deposits and honoraria are … Read more

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Mwalimu

Mwalimu National Sacco, KMRC partner to unveil cheap mortgage loan facilities

Mwalimu National Sacco in partnership with Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company (KMRC) has unveiled low mortgage loan facilities to give affordable housing to members. The Sacco, which is Africa’s largest Sacco by assets, unveiled the affordable housing loan products at Mwalimu National Towers in Upper hill in a colourful event graced by Simon Chelugui, Cabinet Secretary … Read more

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Nairobi County to disburse Ksh4.2B to Business and Hustler Opportunities sector

By Roy Hezron Nairobi County Governor Johnson Sakaja is planning to allocate Ksh 4 billion to the Business and Hustler Opportunities sector over the next five years. A huge chunk of the amount will be allocated for cheap credit and business financing. According to the County’s draft of the 2023-2027 Integrated Development Plan, the proposed … Read more

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Co-operatives set for a dividend bonanza from Co-op Bank’s Ksh8.8B cash dividend payout

By Felix Wanderi Co-operative Bank board of directors has recommended a dividend of Ksh 1.50 per share, subject to approval by the regulators and shareholders. Co-op Bank Group CEO Gideon Muriuki said the proposed dividends represent a 50 per cent increase on the Ksh 1.00 per share paid out last year. He added that the bank will pay out a … Read more

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