Machakos Deputy Governor Francis Mwangangi , plants a seedling coffee tree on May 24 at Kwa Matingi Farmers Cooperative Society in Matungulu Sub-county. Photo: Gastone Valusi

Leaders of coffee farmer cooperatives in Machakos cautioned against corruption

Management committees running the various coffee cooperative societies in Machakos County, have been cautioned against mismanagement and plunder of farmers’ cash from the coffee proceeds. Machakos Deputy Governor Francis Mwangangi said on Friday, May 24,  that the rampant reports of numerous cooperative societies in the county sinking into huge debts from financial institutions were worrying….

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Permanent Secretary for Cooperatives Patrick Kilemi when he appeared before the Departmental Committee on Lands chaired to give clarifications on several questions raised regarding the Drumvale Farmers’ Cooperative Society Ltd Land.

Lands Committee wants Cooperatives Ministry to intervene over liquidation of Drumvale Sacco

The Departmental Committee on Lands has put to task Ministry of Cooperatives officials in connection with the liquidated Drumvale Farmers Cooperative Society. The parliamentarians questioned the Principal Secretary for Cooperative Development Patrick Kilemi on events leading to the liquidation of assets of the Machakos based Cooperative Society that saw members losing over 500 acres of…

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