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Varsity marks the Co-operatives’ Environmental day

The Co-operative University College of Kenya students and staff joined the Co-operative movement in Kenya to mark the Co-operatives Environmental day on Saturday 14th June 2014. The event is an annual exercise to clean the environment as a show of solidarity and co-operation among the co-operators. This year’s event was graced by the African Vice President of Co-operatives Mr. Isaiah Muchiiri who is also the chairman of the Co-operative Bank of Kenya. The event organized by the Shirika National Council in

Varsity gears up for award of charter; CUE visits

The commission for University Education (CUE) toured the co-operative university college of Kenya ahead of the charter award. The commission was led by the CEO Prof. David Some and Dr. Karimi among other resource persons and officials of the commission. The principal of the co-operative university college of Kenya Prof. Douglas Shitanda expressed hope and optimism that the Varsity’s commitment to an award of charter before 4th November 2014 as stipulated in the law was a dream the University College

ICA africa holds regional forum at the Co-perative University College of Kenya

FORUM FOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND CO-OPERATIVE LEADERS/ MANAGERS THEME: MOMENTUM FOR SUSTAINABLE CO-OPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT: SETTING AN AFRICAN AGENDA FOR ACTION The 2014 ICA Forum for Government and Co-operative Movement Leaders in Africa to is currently being held at The Co-operative University of Kenya, 12-14 May 2014; at the Co-operative University College retreat center is meant to bring various government officials and co-operative leaders/ managers together and have them taught on ways to ensure sustainable co-operative development. Chaired by Prof. Peter K’Obonyo, Janet Kalulu,

Varsity hosts an exclusive Co-operative forum for counties

The Co-operative University College of Kenya is hosted the Ministers/ County Executives in charge of Co-operatives in the Kenya’s 47 counties in Karen, Main Campus on 23rd May 2014. The theme of the forum was ACCELERATION OF DEVELOPMENT THROUGH CO-OPERATIVES AT COUNTY LEVEL. FAO representative to Kenya Mr. Luka Alinovi who was the Chief Guest challenged the Counties to embrace Co-operatives as economic vehicles to radically transform the lives of the rural and urban poor. Mr. Luka noted that Co-operative

Varsity meets C.A.K and Germany’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food

The Co-operative Alliance of Kenya (CAK) is collaborating with the Germany Ministry of Agriculture and Food (FMAF) to a project to strengthen governance and value-addition in agricultural Co-operatives in Kenya. Both parties have agreed to work with the Co-operative University College of Kenya in key areas of the project. The purpose of the meeting was to enable CAK and FMAF to brief CUCK on the proposed project and get the commitment of CUCK to participate in it. Professor Douglas Shitanda, The

CUCK Participation in The Beyond Zero Campaign

On the 9th of March 2014 the Co-operative University of Kenya participated in the Beyond Zero Campaign by taking part in the First Lady’s marathon. The members of staff and students of Co-operative University led by the P.R.O Mr. Francis Mwongela took part in the ten Kilometer race. The marathon was aimed at raising funds for the provision of mobile medical clinics to all the 42 counties in the country. Laughs and smiles graced the faces of the participants and was