GCC MET COCOA FARMERS SOCIETY IN BONO EAST REGION OF GHANA

In creating awareness and educating more people in getting adequate knowledge and understanding on the cooperatives concepts in Ghana, the Ghana Co-operatives council (GCC) Bono East Regional Cooperative Development officer (RCDO), Mr. Asiedu Anakwah in collaboration with the Municipal DOC director today (11/11/2020) organized a meeting with the “UNDERSTANDING CO-OPERATIVE COCOA FARMING SOCIETY“.

A society located in a town named  Aworowa in the Bono east Region and has a membership of over thirty (30).  Mr. Anakwah educated them on the principles of cooperatives and encouraged the members to stay and work together to create a better future for themselves, their families and Ghana at large.

About Ghana Cooperative Council (GCC)

Co-operative Associations are apex bodies of co-operative unions and their primary societies.  They are mostly national in character.  Currently there are thirteen (13) National Co-operative Associations in Ghana who are affiliated to the council.  They are:

  • Ghana Co-operative Credit Union Association Ltd.
  • Ghana Co-operative Distillers and Retailers Association Ltd.
  • Ghana Co-operative Marketing Association Ltd.
  • Ghana Co-operative Transport Association Ltd.
  • Ghana Co-operative Beauticians and Hairdressers Association Ltd.
  • Ghana Co-operative Pharmaceuticals Association Ltd.
  • Ghana Co-operative Agriculture Producers and Marketing Association Ltd.
  • Ghana Co-operative Susu Collectors Association Ltd.
  • Sikapa Co-operative Multipurpose Association Limited
  • Association of Pentecost Co-operative Mutual Support & Social Services Societies limited
  • Brong Ahafo Catholic Co-operative Societies for Development Limited
  • Ashanti Regional Co-operative Mutual Support & Social Services Union Limited
  • Ada Songhor Co-operative Salt Miners Union

OUR VISION: To become the embodiment of viable Co-operative Apex Associations capable of promoting job and wealth creation for the reduction of poverty among members.

OUR MISSION: The Ghana Co-operatives Council is the supra Apex body of all cooperatives in Ghana.  It is an independent apex organization that promotes and develops co-operatives and other self-help organizations on a sustainable basis.  The Council facilitates an enabling environment and provides quality services for the economic and social well-being of our members, non-members and the communities.  The Council practices and upholds the co-operative principles and values of democracy, co-operation, community development, honesty, transparency

Author : Nana Ama F. Adusei

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