Politics

41,000 people join Saccos in Kajiado County

By Isaac Lenkou The Kajiado County Government has disclosed that over 41,000 people have joined Co-operatives in the last three years. The Societies transaction total business worth Sh 470 million. “I commend efforts undertaken by Co-operatives to improve the livelihood of people in Kajiado County,” said Paul Ntiati, Deputy Governor, Kajiado County during the 94th Ushirika Day celebrations. According to ...

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Boresha Sacco targets Sh500 million in shares drive

By Jackson Okoth Boresha Sacco Society Limited with its headquarters in Eldama Ravine has begun selling shares to its members. The Society aims to raise a minimum of Sh500 million but has set a maximum target of Sh1 billion, depending on the response of its members. The exercise is aimed at raising share capital, develop more long term lending products, ...

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Kirinyaga Butchers feted for being Highest Savings rural Sacco

By Ken Ondieki Going by Kirinyaga Butchers Sacco Chairman, Christopher Muthigani, butchers are the most trusted people in the world. He is a firm believer in this and firmly believes that the only way for his Sacco is up. Thus, the Sacco’s prospects will soon hit the skies. The Sacco scooped the Rural Sacco with highest savings per member award ...

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NewFortis Sacco comes tops at Ushirika

By Joseph Mukubwa New Fortis Sacco, formerly known as Nyeri Teachers Savings and Credit Co-operative Society, emerged the Best Managed Co-operative Nationally at the Ushirika Day gala night, a ceremony that was recently held at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi. It also won the award for Best Managed Teachers Sacco and trophy for Best Banking Services in the Teachers Sacco ...

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Top Saccos in Kenya listed

DBy Jackson Okoth It was one of the most gratifying moments as Saccos from virtually all sectors of the economy featured at Uhuru Park Nairobi, to mark the 94th International Co-operatives Day. The event, also known as Ushirika Day, was commemorated in all the counties. There was jubilation, song and dance, each time a society’s name was called to the ...

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Governor to revive Saccos

By Cornelius Kimbui Machakos County Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has said he will revive Sacco societies. In a speech read on his behalf by the Chief Officer at the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports Kennedy Auma, during celebrations to mark Ushirika Day, the Governor said there is a plan to make sure that Sacco societies in the County are ...

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Nawiri Sacco rolls out agency banking

By Kamundia Muriithi Nawiri Sacco Society Limited has rolled out an agency banking platform to enable its members in remote areas access banking services. Headquartered in Embu town, Nawiri Sacco hopes to reach thousands of customers at the grassroots where literacy levels are still low, making it difficult for these residents to use the mobile banking platform. The Nawiri Sacco ...

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Coop movement vital global economy driver

By Kiptanui Rutto The cooperative movement determines the state of most countries’/counties’ economies. Speaking to the cooperators during the 94th Ushirika Day, Deputy National Commissioner for Cooperatives Mary Mungai who was the Chief Guest said without Saccos, Tharaka Nithi County won’t grow and its residents will continue to wallow in abject poverty. She accused the Saccos’ leadershipof gender bias asmost ...

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Saccos way out of poverty, Kakamega residents advised

The Sacco Review Team Chief Executive Officer: Peter Silsil Editor-In-Chief: John Machio Managing Editor: Jackson Okoth Revise Editor: Muroki Gititu Associate Editor: Stephen Makabila Sub-Editor: Kiptanui Rutto Marketing Manager: Peris Cherono Credit Control Manager: Stane Kakai HR & Administration Manager: Samuel Chebotibin Accountant: Diana Chebet Credit Control Officers: Rosemary Juma, Rosemary Kaika By Enock Kipturgut Kakamega County residents have been ...

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Bukhungu Sacco to construct state-of-art offices

By Our Reporter Bukhungu Savings and Credit Cooperative Society plans to construct an office block in Kakamega town at a cost of Sh 66million, the chairman, Ernest Ikoha, has said. Speaking to Sacco Review in his office, the chairman said that Phase One of the project that will house the Sacco offices will cost Sh10 million while Phase Two to ...

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