Embrace technology to increase visibility, Chelugui advises Saccos

Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (Saccos) across the country have been challenged to embrace innovation and technology. The Cabinet Secretary for Cooperatives and Macro Small and Medium Development Simon Chelugui noted that doing so will help Saccos to increase their accessibility and visibility. He was addressing the 9th Annual Sacco Leaders Convention Meeting in Mombasa…

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Cooperatives and MSMEs Development CS Simon Chelugui

Chelugui leads Coffee fund sensitization and distribution in Central region

The Cabinet Secretary for Cooperatives Simon Chelugui has led the Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund (CCARF) sensitization and distribution campaign in Kiambu, Nyeri, Kirinyaga and Murang’a Counties. According to Chelugui, the Kenya Kwanza administration has initiated key administrative and legislative reforms geared towards restoring the coffee sector to its full glory. “Coffee is one of the…

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Machakos Governor Wavinya Ndeti welcomes Cooperatives CS Simon Chelugui. Photo by Stephen Muthini.

Govt urged to waive Ksh603M debt owed by Machakos coffee farmers

Machakos Governor Wavinya Ndeti has appealed to the government to waive a Ksh603 million debt owed by coffee cooperative societies in the county. Governor Ndeti, who hosted the Cooperatives and MSMEs Cabinet Secretary (CS) Simon Chelugui during the launch of the Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund in Kangundo on Tuesday, said that farmers in the…

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Cooperatives and MSMEs Development CS Simon Chelugui.

Chelugui urges dairy farmers to join cooperatives

The government has urged dairy farmers to form cooperatives to benefit from a larger market and increased income. While addressing the press in his office, Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Cooperatives and MSMEs Development Simon Chelugui said that the lack of proper structures has been a hindrance to the assistance provided by the government. “By joining…

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Chelugui: Govt is developing policies to incorporate youth in Saccos

Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Cabinet Secretary  Simon Chelugui has revealed that the government is promoting the involvement of young people in the cooperative movement by encouraging them to form their own cooperatives or be incorporated into leadership of the existing Saccos. The CS lamented that despite their technological proficiency, young…

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Chelugui: Gov’t committed to supporting Coop movement

The co-operative movement in Kenya is playing a vital role in the realization of the government’s Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda. This is according to Cooperatives and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Development Cabinet Secretary (CS) Simon Chelugui, who praised the sector’s role in economic growth, alleviating poverty and advocating for social inclusion. Speaking in…

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Cooperatives urged to use technology in tackling climate change

Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Development Simon Kiprono Chelugui has urged cooperatives to invest in technology to tackle climate change, which is a drawback to the development of the cooperative movement. The CS said climate change has negatively affected the cooperative movement, hence the need to take bold…

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