The cooperative exports through a business called Bio Bhutan which manufactures soap and other products using the special oil. It also exports oil to neighbouring India, Nepal and to Thailand.
A bank whose operations are as wide-ranging as those of Bank Rakyat can afford to change the way it does business. In 2003, 49 years after its foundation, Malaysias Bank Rakyat, one of Asias largest co-operative banks, embraced an operating system based on Shariah (Islamic legal) principles. Since then Bank Rakyat has been able to further extend its operations to the Malaysian islands of Sabah and Sarawak. Bank Rakyat is driven by […]
Established in 1954, Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad (Bank Rakyat) is currently the largest Islamic cooperative bank in Malaysia.
CHOISES provides cooperative housing for young women in Sydney, Austalia providing empowerment, learning, and real choices for young women.
CHOISES provides affordable cooperative housing to young women in Sydneys east.
The video is narrated from a young girl’s perspective. Snakes and economics are not enjoyed by any teenager but the concept of cooperation and the members of the cooperative going about their everyday lives does leave a vivid picture in one’s mind.
This is a cooperative that has its members catch poisonous Indian snakes, extract venom and release such snakes back in to the wild. The homogeneity of cooperative members lies in their belonging to the Irula Tribe and the cooperative helps the small tribe stay together who receive the socio-economic benefits from doing what they do […]
On November 20th the Associazione delle Donne del Credito Cooperativo (Association of Women in Cooperative Credit) will award the Traguardidee Prize to Maria Nowak, a world renown economist and Microfinance expert and the president of Adie – Association pour le droit à linitiative économique. Every year the Association awards the prize to someone outside of […]
Fifty years ago a massive lagoon lay next to the village of Toubab Dialow. Today a small puddle gathers in the rainy season, but, come September, the land is dry and barren once again. Changes in vegetation and soil have destroyed the lagoon and, along with it, the communitys fishing industry. A cooperative of women […]
The organization works to support the economic and physical health of the women of Toubab Dialow. We seek to create opportunity for environmentally sustainable jobs, education and health. We work to make a better life available for the people of our community.