I am the chairman of Nabosa Housing Cooperative located in Nanyuki. We were eager to develop a housing product to give our Nabosa SACCO members a lucrative investment opportunity and had the vision to increase our membership. Swisscontact linked us to the national body for housing cooperatives; the National Cooperative Housing Union, who helped us craft an attractive product. They also introduced us to an automation software to assist in bookkeeping and facilitated training of our staff and board members. To date, Swisscontact has facilitated eight training workshops that have covered several topics in financial management, leadership and governance. We have completed the first phase of the housing project, which comprises 60 units and plan to begin the second phase soon. Through continued collaboration with Swisscontact, we want to grow the SACCO to be an internationally recognised society and give members an opportunity to access finance and grow their investments.
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