western

  • Home
  • Vihiga’s 95 registered Saccos plagued by challenges

Vihiga’s 95 registered Saccos plagued by challenges

By Our Reporter Vihiga County has well over 95 registered co-operative societies based on agriculture and savings and credit co-operative societies (SACCOs), housing, handicraft, and transport services. These co-operatives are…

Bungoma County Government urge farmers to join Saccos

Bungoma County Government is set to revive the dormant co-operative societies in the region. Stella Mutsotso, the Chief Officer in charge of Co-operatives urged farmers to join co-operative societies in…

Rice co-op offers new life to farmers

By Washington Okellah Hundreds of rice growers from Bunyala sub-county in Busia County, who are members of Bunyala Rice Farmers’ Cooperative Society Ltd, are set to earn more. The Society…

Busia trade department to partner with CRBs

By Mathews Achola Trade and cooperatives department in Busia County is considering partnering with Metropol and Trans Union Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) in sharing data of beneficiaries of the Cooperative…

Busia fish traders urged form Saccos to access development loans

By Washington Okellah Fish traders from Port Victoria town in Budalangi constituency, Busia County have been urged to form SACCOS to access development loans. Speaking after launching a 14 seater…

Bureaucracies in land buying affecting housing societies

By Andanje Wakhungu Acquisition of land has been cited as a major impediment in the implementation of Malava Housing Cooperative Society housing scheme in Kakamega County. According to Sacco chairman…

Governor urges Sacco members to repay loans on time

By Godfrey Wamalwa Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has urged Sacco members to make timely loan repayments. This, he said, will boost the institution’s financial base. Governor Ojaamong was addressing members…

Kakamega residents urged to form co-operatives

By Andanje Wakhungu Residents of Kakamega County have been urged to form more cooperative societies to their livelihood activities. Speaking during the launch of Machesi Cooperative Society in Mugai /Shirugu…

Vihiga bodaboda operators to form Sacco

By Rosemil Oduor Vihiga Governor Wilber Ottichilo has supported plans by boda boda operators in his county to form savings and credit cooperative society. Otichillo urged the operators to also…

Kakamega allocates Sh380 million to boost agriculture

By Andanje Wakhungu The County Government of Kakamega will spend over Sh 380 million in the purchase and distribution of subsidized maize and fertilizer to farmers. Deputy Governor Professor Philip…