OBJECTIVES OF SACCO SOCIETIES

The objects for which the society is established are to organize and promote the welfare and economic interests of its members.

In particular, the society undertake:

OBJECTIVESa) To promote thrift among its members by affording them an opportunity for accumulating their savings and deposits and create thereby a source of funds from which loans can be given to them exclusively for provident and productive purposes, at fair and reasonable rates of interest; thereby enabling them to use and control their money for their mutual benefit.

b) To ensure personal growth through the introduction of new products and services that will promote the economic base of the members.

c) To ensure progress of members and society through continuous education programs on proper use of credit, reduction of poverty, human dignity and co-operation.

d) To apply the co-operative principle of co-operation among co-operatives in order to promote members’ interests. In furtherance to the objects the society shall affiliate to the relevant National Co-operative Union and the Apex society.

For the attainment of the above objects, the society may do acts and things that are permissible under the Act, rules and these By- laws including but not limited to acquire property and chattels and doing all such other things as are incidental or consequential to the economic enhancement of its members interests provided such act is approved by the members in a general meeting.

 

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