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La Casona Cooperative was once operated by the Ministry of Tourism. The workers made the decision to become a cooperative seven months ago. Cooperatives have operated in Cuba's agricultural sector since the start of the revolution in 1959. New economic and social guidelines adopted in 2011 after a... Learn more
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In 1994, from April to July, Rwanda was devastated by a brutal genocide. This war-ravaged nation was left with 70 percent women who had to rebuild the country. In an attempt to rehabilitate, the government encouraged women, especially artisans, to form cooperatives and be entrepreneurial. Read more... Learn more
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Some parts of Co-op Nation require a passport to visit—such as Costa Rica, where NRECA International helped get two electric cooperatives started half a century ago. In 1965, the co-ops barely had 600 members combined. Today that number is well past 144,000. Read more at http://www.ect.coop/editors... Learn more
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True Value Company is one of the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives. Our strategic plan is driving powerful, positive transformation across True Value as we experienced some of the strongest growth we’ve seen in the last 20 years,” said President and Chief Executive Officer John... Learn more
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Muhyiddin who chaired a meeting in Parliament in Kuala Lumpur said the scope and functions of cooperatives must be expanded to include activities that include production, manufacturing and distribution to ensure members can benefit through reasonable and affordable prices offered for such goods... Learn more
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Members of American cooperatives from different sectors of the economy announced Tuesday the launch of the U.S.-Cuba Cooperative Working Group to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences with their Cuban colleagues and to promote its role in boosting the Cuban economy. Read more at http://... Learn more
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A total of 170 credit unions participating in the 2014 Miracle Match by CO-OP program raised a record $3.1 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, $1 million of which was matching funds provided by CO-OP Financial Services. See more at: http://www.cuinsight.com/press-release/record-3-1-... Learn more
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The Odisha govt in India says cooperative banks are far ahead of large commercial banks in making credit available to the farm sector in the state. Cooperative banks provide 70 per cent of total short term crop loan and account for more than 55 percent share in agriculture credit. Read more at http... Learn more
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The International Co-operative Day / International Day of Co-operatives is celebrated on the first Saturday of July every year. That's July 4th this year. Start planning your events now. Read more at http://ica.coop/en/international-day-co-operatives . Learn more
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This April, 11 Northeast Ohio credit unions are teaming up to promote financial education to area high school students. Their flagship event, entitled "Mad City Money," is a scholarship competition held at Lakeland Community College , where over 300 students from 60 area schools will compete in a... Learn more
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