Amica Sacco Chairman Hezron Muchira

Murang’a Assembly advised to make laws that will empower Cooperatives

The co-operative sector is one of the key economic drivers which contribute hugely to social and economic development in Murang’a County. In this consideration, the Murang’a County Assembly has been challenged to craft legal frameworks which would enable this crucial sector to upscale performance. According  to the chairman  of Amica Sacco  Society, Hezron Muchiri,  county…

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Taita Taveta County Cooperatives Director, Erastus Gonzi,

Eight dormant cooperatives in Taita Taveta set for revival

Eight out of 141 dormant cooperative societies in Taita Taveta county are set for revival, with four of them already revived. They are Taita HPC, Taita Taveta Meat Goat, Taita Taveta Mgama and Maziwa Taita Dairy. Speaking to Sacco Review in Wundanyi town recently, the county Cooperative Director Erastus Gonzi noted that the county has 242…

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Small co-operatives to reap big in affordable housing projects, says PS

The government will use small-scale mining cooperatives to supply construction materials for the affordable housing projects across the country. Mining Principal Secretary (PS) Elijah Mwangi said that his department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Housing Department for the miners to provide over 60 percent of the materials required for the projects. Speaking…

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4 cooperatives in Kilifi county set for revival

Four cooperative societies in Malindi and Magarini sub counties in Kilifi county are set for revival. Speaking to Sacco Review in her office in Malindi town recently, Malindi sub county Cooperative Officer Moraa Ziro revealed that Goshi Farmers’ Cooperative, Manyeso Dairy Cooperative, Magarini Sand Harvesting and Magarini Cotton Farmers Cooperative societies will be revived. She…

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Nakuru pastors form Sacco to improve livelihoods

Pastors in Nakuru have come together to establish Mitume Sacco to help them save money and access affordable credit facilities, ultimately improving their livelihoods. Pastor Alex Maina, the Sacco chairman and the chair of Nakuru Pastors Fellowship, encouraged pastors and clergy members to join the Sacco to enhance their economic status. “We understand the difficulties…

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Cooperative University praised for enhancing Sacco sector

The Ministry of Cooperatives and MSMEs Development Cabinet Secretary, Simon Chelugui, has highlighted the important role played by the Cooperative University of Kenya (CUK) in enhancing professionalism within the cooperative movement. According to him, the university’s contribution in equipping and training the workforce in the cooperative sector is crucial for the sustainability of Saccos. “As…

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KCC set to design new Strategic Plan despite imminent sale

Despite facing an imminent sale, New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC) remains steadfast in its pursuit of launching a new Strategic Plan. Cabinet Secretary for Cooperatives and MSMEs Development, Simon Chelugui, joined New KCC’s Board of Directors in Naivasha on November 30 to contribute to the development of the Plan. He emphasized the significance of the…

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Nakuru County to provide low interest loans to Saccos through Revolving Fund

Nakuru County Chief Officer of Cooperatives Kibet Kurgat has revealed that the county government has plans to provide low interest loans to registered cooperatives and Saccos through a revolving fund. Speaking during a meeting with stakeholders in the dairy sector, Kurgat revealed that all the necessary plans to launch the loan product at the beginning…

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