520. Why Kenya needs Cooperative Businesses to Achieve Affordable Housing

Home ownership has traditionally been the foundation of the average Kenyan’s growth in net worth. Year over year, however, the ability of Kenyans to purchase land or homes has decreased. The World Bank estimated in 2017 that 6 out of 10 households in Nairobi are in the informal settlements[1]. In government administrations, current and previous, housing […]

285. Githunguri Dairy Farmers Co-operative Society, Kenya

The Githunguri Dairy Farmers Co-operative Society has revolutionised the Kenyan dairy industry. It was formed in 1961 by 31 dairy farmers keen to improve their dairying and marketing possibilities. Today, the co-operative has about 17,000 members, and its collection centres have expanded from one to 68. Commissioning its own milk processing facility in 2004 led […]