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507. Ontario Co-operative Association

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Coop Name: Ontario Co-operative Association N° of Employees: 6
City: Ontario N° of Members: 74 organisations
Country: Canada Year of formation: 1989
Website: http://https://ontario.coop/ Twitter: Link
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OCA is a non-profit co-operative that was originally formed in 1989 as CCA Ontario Region, and officially incorporated in 2002. They are one of nine provincial associations that serve English-speaking co-operatives and co-op member organizations across Canada, that are linked through a national committee, the Council of Regional Executives (CORE). Our Mandate is to be: The voice of co-operatives in Ontario, which we accomplish through both our government relations and public relations work. The promoter of the co-operative principles, which we accomplish through our member engagement, communications and co-operative education programs.

Co-operatives are a different kind of business model that are driven by people, planet and profit. The Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA) is the provincial trade association for Ontario’s 1,500+ English-speaking co-operatives. Their job is to ensure that people across the province understand the benefits and versatility of the co-operative business model, and to promote Ontario’s […]

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506. HealthPartners in Uganda

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Coop Name: HealthPartners N° of Employees: 26,000
City: Bloomington N° of Members: 1.8 million insured members
Country: United States Year of formation: 1957
Website: http://https://www.healthpartners.com/hp/index.html Twitter: Link
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HealthPartners is a US-based integrated health care organization, providing health care services and health plan financing and administration to more than 1.8 million members nationwide. Founded in 1957 as a cooperative, today it has grown to be the largest consumer-governed nonprofit health care organization in the nation. Since 1997, HealthPartners has leveraged its cooperative expertise to develop an innovative cooperative health insurance model for resource poor locations. With funding from the Cooperative Development Program at USAID, HealthPartners builds stakeholder capacity and facilitates regional network development, empowering members to access care and improve their health through health cooperatives. HealthPartners promotes a path to self-reliance and resilience. HealthPartners does not reinsure providers or subsidize premiums for cooperative members. HealthPartners cooperative model is sustained by stakeholders who invest in order to benefit.

HealthPartners receives grant funding to help local stakeholders in Uganda develop and sustainably manage health cooperatives so they can access the care they need when they need it. Since 1997, HealthPartners has leveraged its expertise to develop a health cooperative model based on existing systems and financed by local stakeholders that allows community members in […]

505. North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO)

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Coop Name: North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) N° of Employees: 5
City: Chicago N° of Members: 50
Country: United States Year of formation: 1968
Website: http://www.nasco.coop
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The North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) Family organizes and educates affordable group equity co-ops and their members for the purpose of promoting a community-oriented cooperative movement.

The North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) family organises and educates affordable group equity cooperatives and their members for the purpose of promoting a community-oriented cooperative movement. Since 1968, NASCO has been working with students, housing cooperatives, worker-owners, activists, and community members who are interested in applying cooperative principles to meet their needs and fulfil […]

503. Tierra Nueva and ACODEA – a success story from Nicaragua

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Country: Nicaragua
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The cooperative Tierra Nueva was established in 1997, with 23 members to market better prices for their organic coffee. At that time, farmers had to accept high variations in the market price as middlemen were the only buyers rotating through the villages. A lot has changed in the last 20 years and a new collaboration […]

502. Vietnam Cooperative Development Plan

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Country: Vietnam
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As a result of the Vietnamese Cooperative Development Plan, which was signed during the closing ceremony of the regional conference on food security in Hanoi in March 2017 Agriterra was happy to welcome the delegation of Vietnamese Agriculture, Planning and Investment ministers, representatives of banks and our Vietnamese cooperative partners in the Netherlands. “We feel greatly […]

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