A farmers’ cooperative in rural Kenya commissioned a new crop irrigation system, one made possible through an agricultural lending product developed by World Council of Credit Unions and the Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Co-operatives Ltd.
Montana’s Giant Springs Chapter of Credit Unions hosted their annual Garage Sale for Good August 10 where they raised nearly $3,500 for the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind and the Lions Clubs of Montana Low Vision Reader Project.
While some have referred to the DE program as “the best kept secret in credit unions,” National Credit Union Foundation Director of DE and Cooperative Culture Chad Helminak says it shouldn’t be, speaking to CUBroadcast recently.
Northwest credit union leaders welcomed an opportunity to meet in Olympia last week with NCUA board member Todd Harper, in a meeting facilitated and attended by Rep. Denny Heck, (D-Wash.). WSECU hosted the event.
Eighty-seven graduates of CUNA Management School, held July 14-24 in Madison, earned their CCUE designations after completing a three-year executive education program, exams, projects and an oral presentation.
After exceeding initial expectations nine months ahead of schedule, the World Council of Credit Unions concluded its Financial Inclusion Project at the Border with Venezuela in August—reaching 253,055 rural, low-income Colombians with financial services.
The Maine Credit Union League and Synergent welcomed U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) to its Westbrook headquarters on Tuesday for a briefing on data security. The meeting provided an overview ways Maine’s credit unions protect member data.
The 2019 New York Credit Union Association’s Young Professionals Conference featured young credit union professionals and volunteers networking and hearing insightful speakers at the Brook-Lea Country Club in Rochester.