ESRF, UNDP Organise a Training for VICOBA and SACCOS in Mwanza.

    Official Launch of the Book Titled "Mwongozo wa Mafunzo ya Uimarishaji wa Ushirika wa Akiba na Mikopo,Elimu ya Ujasiriamali na Stadi za Biashara". From Left: Dr. Tausi M. Kida (Executive Director, ESRF), Mr. Manju Msambya (District Commissioner, Ilemela), Mr. Amon Manyama (Practice Specialist (Capacity Development) and Head of Programme, UNDP) and Mrs. Margareth Nzuki, Head Knowledge Management Department

    On October 10th, 2015 the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the Pro-poor Economic Growth and Environmentally Sustainable Development Programme Project (PEI) organized one day training on strengthening and building linkages between SACCOS and Financial Institutions, officiated by the Mwanza Regional Commissioner Hon. Magesa Mulongo.

    The training was an aftermath of recommendations from two studies which the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) conducted in six districts of Nyasa, Ikungi, Bukoba Rural, Sengerema, Bunda and Ileje in the year 2014.

    During the training some presentations from SACCOS experts were delivered to train the participants on how to strengthen the cooperatives and what are needed to make SACCOS sustainable.

    The training also followed by the launching of the book “Mwongozo wa Mafunzo ya Uimarishaji wa Ushirika wa Akiba na Mikopo, Elimu ua Ujasiriamali na Stadi za Biashara” which is the helping tool for VOCOBA, SACCOS and other partner financial institutions in the country.

    The train drew participants from Cooperatives Officials and leaders of three Districts of Bunda,Bukoba Rural and Sengerema, Some partners from financial institutions; SELF Microfinance Fund and Twiga Bancorp and media people.

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    Last updated on 2015-10-15

ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)