About ACCOSCA

Welcome to ACCOSCA

Improving socio-economic needs of Africa

ACCOSCA is a Pan-African confederation of national associations of savings and credit cooperatives societies. ACCOSCA opened its doors in 1968 and is currently being governed by domicile laws and the ACCOSCA constitution. It enjoys  goodwill gesture from its members and other stakeholders that are keen on making Africa a better place to live. The General Assembly which currently comprises of twenty seven countries is the highest organ of the organization. The General Assembly is held annually and is rotated within the region. It ensures that the activities of ACCOSCA remain relevant in meeting the challenges faced by Africa.

Our Top Priority

ACCOSCA has developed programs aimed at improving socio-economic needs of Africa through saving and credit unions, partnering with various government bodies, development agencies and research institutions so as to contribute towards mitigating challenges facing Africa in the twenty-first century aimed at effectively supporting members, working on bringing services to the people not generally served by the formal sector.

Vision

To promote Financial Inclusion in Africa

Mision

To sustainably empower SACCOs in Africa through technical programs

Our Programs

Currently ACCOSCA has developed programs aimed at improving socio-economic needs of Africa through saving and credit unions, partnering with various government bodies, development agencies and research institution so as to contribute towards mitigating challenges facing Africa in the twenty-first century aimed at effectively supporting members, working on bringing services to the people not generally served by the formal sector.

Year Established
Years of Experience
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Trainings

Focus points:

  • Reducing Gender Disparity.
  • Supporting Youth Inclusion.
  • Regulatory.
  • Governance.
  • Rural Financing Inclusivity – Technology.

Membership

Application for membership shall be submitted to the executive secretary and shall be signed by the president or chairperson and by secretary of the registered national association or promotion committee.

The application shall be accompanied by:

  • Country’s law/ decree under which the organization is registered.
  • National Association/ promotion committee by- laws or rules.
  • Copy of the resolution to join the confederation passed by the General Meeting of the organization.
  • A membership fee shall accompany the application form.

General Assembly

Making Africa a better place to live.

The General Assembly which currently comprises of twenty-seven countries is the highest organ of the organization. The General Assembly is held annually and is rotated within the region. It ensures that the activities of ACCOSCA remain relevant in meeting the challenges faced by Africa. It is in this respect that a bold step was taken to approve the Confederation’s revitalizations program at the Malawi General assembly meeting in 2007.

WE ARE COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE IN EMPOWERING SACCOS IN AFRICA THROUGH FINANCIAL,
SOCIAL AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE