ICA President Visit ACCU
- Date : Monday July 22, 2019
- Venue : Bangkruay
On July 22, 2019
ICA President Dr. Ariel Guarco along with Mr. Balasubramanian Iyer, Regional Director– ICA Asia and Pacific and Ms. Gabriela Buffa, ICA Senior Advisor were warmly welcomed by ACCU and FSCT at their office. Present were ACCU 1st Vice President Adjaop. Lt. Gen. Dr. Weera Wongsan, CEO Elenita V. SanRoque and CTO Ranjith Hettiarachchi.
Dr. Guarco expressed his appreciation for the warm welcome. “I wanted to learn about the cooperative development in Asia and its challenges so that ICA would be able to align our programs based on the needs of the members,” said Dr. Guarco. “I am anticipating that our visit will strengthen the relationship of ICA with its members,” Dr. Guarco added.
FSCT team led by its President Pol. Lt. Gen. Viroj Satayasansakul and CEO Dr. Somnuk Boonyai presented the milestones of the Savings and credit cooperative movement of Thailand.
Meanwhile, ACCU CEO introduced the History, membership, and functions of ACCU in building an integrated and sustainable credit union networks in Asia. She shared the development agenda of ACCU and its members such as the significant outreach of the “have nots” by credit unions, women empowerment through entrepreneurship, self-regulation, and technology.
The visit of Dr. Guarco to ACCU is part of his Asia tour from July 21 to August 1, 2019 to communicate, share his ideas and learn the situation of cooperative movement.