Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka. Photo: Courtesy

Co-operative Bill deferred after governors complain of being sidelined

The Co-operative Bill, 2023 has now been put on hold after county governors claimed that they were not consulted during the drafting. Sponsored by the government through the Ministry of Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Development, the Bill was in Parliament to allow for its first reading before proceeding to other stages…

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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…

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Top Saccos in Kenya listed

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]By 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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