Coomeva is a cooperative that groups 265,000 professionals and offers a wide range of products and services. Its assets total 2.5 billion dollars and its equity totals 275 million, ranking among the 20 largest companies in Colombia. Coomeva’s services are articulated in a business group of 16 companies in the health, finance and recreation and protection sectors plus support units and companies. The cooperative has been able to maintain strong participation and democratic control through more than 170 committees in which more than 1,600 leaders are involved.