Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal

by Women Awareness Center, Nepal (WACN)
Nov 16, 2009

Education On Cooperatives

Our latest update from field reports on a successful 4-day training on cooperative education.

Although 30 women of the Padampur area were expected to attend, 48 participants were present. Topics discussed included: • The importance of savings in the cooperative • Registration process of informal groups in the cooperative • Advantages and disadvantages of cooperative membership • Management and accounting skills • Duties and responsibilities of the members and management body of the cooperative • Key principles of cooperative society • Importance of the rules and bylaws in the cooperative • Importance of saving and its types • Importance of loan and process of taking loans

Additionally, monthly meetings of the management committee of the cooperative were conducted.

WACN also delivered 2 months of embroidery training to 10 members of the cooperative in collaboration with small cottage office in the district cooperative.


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Women Awareness Center, Nepal (WACN)

Location: Gyaneswor, Khatmandu - Nepal
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Gillian Wilson
IDEX Latin America Program Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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