ACCU Recognizes DID’s Support to the Credit Union Development in Asia
- Date : Tuesday May 07, 2013
- Venue :
The Board of Directors approved the 2013 Recognition Award for institutional category
to Développement International Desjardins (DID) for its contribution to credit union
development in Asia. DID is sharing the success of the Québec cooperative model
with member organizations and ACCU. DID has developed its specifi c expertise based
on Desjardins Group model, its approaches, toolkits and strategies.
ACCU and DID partnership is ongoing. In 2012, DID’s Project Director Sylvain Barrette
conducted the Seminar on Financial Decision Making for the CEOs of member
organizations. It will be followed by the Governance Seminar on September 2013 for
the same participants. In his visit on April 2-3, Barrette indicated DID’s commitment to work
in partnership with ACCU to promote the federated system for the credit cooperative
movements in Asia. On April 22-27, DID’s Training and Organizational Development
Advisor Claude Marceau worked with ACCU team to develop the concept framework of
the E-learning. ACCU is underway in off erring four competency courses on e-learning:
CUDCC, CUCCC, Loan officers and Audit Committee.
Starting April 16, ACCU welcomes Emilie Morissette Grégoire as DID intern for 6
months. She is working on integrating Social Performance indicators to the ACCESS
branding. After the completion of Grégoire’s internship, a new intern from DID is joining
ACCU team in September 2013. The award will be presented at the Asian
Credit Union Forum in Kathmandu, Nepal come September 2013.