ACCOSCA and ACCU Building Effective Partnership for Mutual Benefit
- Date : Saturday January 26, 2019
- Venue : Bangkok
ACCU welcomed 18 leaders from Savings and Credit Cooperatives from Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe on their study visit to Thailand from January 20 - 26, 2019. ACCOSCA, the regional organization of credit unions in Africa and ACCU foster strategic partnership to share experiences and best practices in credit union development.
ACCU-ACCOSCA Savings and Credit Cooperative exchange program has been successfully organized with the collaboration from the Credit Union League of Thailand and the Federation of Savings and Credit Cooperative. The group visited credit unions and SACCO in the northern provinces Chiang Mai and Lumphoon.
Mostly coming from an institution type of financial cooperatives, the study visit triggered a desire for leaders to open up their membership to communities in the name of financial inclusion. In October, ACCU will take part in the SACCOS Summit in Kenya organized by ACCOSCA. In the same manner, ACCOSCA delegation will also attend the ACCU forum in September.