African Confederation of Cooperative Savings and Credit Associations (ACCOSCA)

Association des coopératives d'épargne et de crédit d'Afrique (ACECA)
Confederación Africana de Asociaciones Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito

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History

Sep 1968, Nairobi (Kenya), as All African Credit Union Association, at a meeting attended by delegates from 13 African countries. Also referred to as Africa Cooperative Savings and Credit Association. Registered under the Societies Act of Kenya. Ceased to exist 2001. Revived 2007.

Aims

Empower savings and credit associations (SACCOs) in Africa through financial, social and technical assistance so as to improve the livelihood of people living in African in accordance with cooperative principles.

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Activities

Training/education; events/meetings; guidance/assistance/consulting.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 28 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

UIA Org ID

D0010

Last News Received

2015
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