By Felix Wanderi.
Kiambu Cooperatives and societies emerged winners in most of the categories in the recent celebrations of Ushirika Day.
In the Dairy sector; Githunguri Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society emerged the winner of Best Managed Sacco and the best in value addition, while Kiriita Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society and Limuru Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society were the highest in percentage rate.
Kiambaa Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society and Kabete Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society were the best in highest payments to farmers.
Kiirita Pyrethrum was the highest in payment and Muguga Pyrethrum was the highest percentage rate in Pyrethrum sector.
In Coffee sector; Komothai Coffee was the most improved and Gatitu Coffee had the highest rate, Ndumberi Coffee and Mikari Coffee were the best managed Saccos.
In Transport sector; Kaka Travellers was the best managed while Narugi Development Sacco was best in diversification and the most improved was Inagi Travelers, the highest in interest rate was Kiwalilu Sacco, Ginyali Sacco and Marafiki Sacco.
In Housing sector; the best managed was Vision Housing and best in title issuance was Kibute Housing and in small category, the Best Managed was pambazuka Housing, the highest in interest on deposits was Baba na Mama Housing whereas the best in title issuance were Tai Housing and Pambazuka.
In Multipurpose sector; the best managed was Kiamumbi multipurpose and the best in diversification was Kiambu Coffee Union.
In urban Saccos; the best managed, branch networked and diversified Sacco was Metropolitan National Sacco
Kiatu Sacco and Majanes Sacco were highest in interest payment on deposits and Majaness Sacco was best managed while Kidapu was best in diversification.
In Rural Saccos; K Unity was the best in branch network and also had the highest savings mobilization and the highest in CICAM (CIC)