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URL: cooperatives-society.blogspot.com
Site Description: News, features and views about the cooperative movement in the Philippines; about various types of cooperatives, regulations, updates, etc., related to cooperatives
Date Joined: Sep 29, 2010

Tags: Cooperatives, Development, Microfinance, MSME, Loans


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MY LEARNINGS FROM OUR CO-OP'S RECENT GEN. ASSEMBLY MEETING
on Apr 1, 2013 in agenda learnings cooperative general assembly LEARNING EXPERIENCEHaving been  an on-and-off officer of our cooperative over the last 30 years (with rests, after 3 terms), I still feel that attending our annual General Assembly (GA)  meeting is always a learning experience.Before our la...



CDA SETS 2013 POLICY DIRECTIONS, PRIORITIES FOR CO-OPS
on Mar 27, 2013 in cooperatives priority programs policy directions Cooperatives, who wish to keep updated on what the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) plans to do this year, read on.For your information, the CDA has reiterated  its policy directions and  spelled out its priority programs/activities...



WHY CIRCULARS ON CAPR, PERFORMANCE/SOCIAL AUDIT ARE FAR APART?
on Mar 24, 2013 in cooperatives social audit performance report instructions I don't understand it.  You are asking a chef to cook a favorite food recipe.  You ask him to go ahead and do it.  But you withhold two key ingredients.  Or delay the availability of two main ingredients, or the instructions...



CDA URGED ON "UNDERPERFORMANCE" IN 2012 MEMBERSHIP, INSPECTION SERVICES
on Mar 22, 2013 in cooperatives accomplishments inspection cooperative development authority membership Chairman Emmanuel M. Santiaguel, Ph.D. of the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) had called attention to the "underperformance" of the agency in meeting the membership goals and inspection services in 2012.Dr. Santiaguel made the call in his add...



CDA MUST EXTEND THE APRIL 30 DEADLINE ON CO-OP'S CAPR, CGS
on Mar 18, 2013 in social audit report revised capr cooperatives performance audit report circular There seems something not quite right about it.REVISED CAPR TEMPLATE   I refer to CDA's Memo Cir. 2013-13.  This requires the use and submission by cooperatives of the Revised Cooperative Annual Performance Report (CAPR) template.Accor...



Q & A ON AMENDED RULES OF "TRUTH IN LENDING ACT".
on Mar 16, 2013 in rules disclosure effective interest rate truth in lending outstanding balance models Among other credit-granting institutions, COOPERATIVES are also covered by these rules, as provided for under Memorandum Circular No. 2012-05 of the Cooperative Development Authority.Implemented since July 1, 2012, these rules apply, aside from banks...



CDA'S MC 2013-03 IS 'BUREAUCRATIC' AND ANTI-COOPERATIVE
on Mar 11, 2013 in cooperatives registration circulars R.A. 9520 approval of amendmended by-laws Of the first salvo of 14 Memorandum Circulars issued by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) in 2013, MC No. 2013-03, for me, is the most bureaucratic and anti-cooperative of them all.The Circular provides the procedures in case an application...



CO-OPS: "..FOR THOSE WHO HAVE LESS, TO GAIN MORE.." - VICE PRES. BINAY
on Mar 9, 2013 in cooperatives Cebu CFI Community Cooperative bayanihan (The following are some excerpts from the address by Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines, Hon. Jejomar C. Binay during the 43rd General Assembly of the Cebu CFI Community Cooperative. Hope that this gives insights to the cooperativ...



"..CO-OPS: FOR THOSE WHO HAVE LESS TO GAIN MORE.."
on Mar 9, 2013 in cooperatives Cebu CFI Community Cooperative bayanihan (The following are some excerpts from the address by Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines, Hon. Jejomar C. Binay during the 43rd General Assembly of the Cebu CFI Community Cooperative. Hope that this gives insights to the cooperativ...



CO-OP PARTY LIST'S LEADERSHIP WOES, FAR FROM OVER?
on Mar 5, 2013 in party list supreme court resolution temporary restraining order petition commission on elections Apparently, the leadership "dynamics" in one of the cooperative party list groups is still to be settled for good.The upside of this is that there are now two sets of officers of the party list now campaigning for the group. Could be twice as much ch...



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