Welcome to MCU LTD

We trade internationally under WFTO in marketing of handicrafts and coffee products under the FLO, UTZ and CAFÉ certifications.

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OUR VISION

A vibrant and sustainable centre of excellence.

Machakos District Co-operative Union Limited was established in 1964 and registered under the Co-operative Societies Act in 1972 as an umbrella organization for primary organizations in Machakos District. MCU represents 81 affiliate co-operative societies with more than a total of 70,000 individual producers. Besides these co-ops are 26 women groups with a membership of more than 4000 women producers who are mainly in the production of hand crafted products like sisal baskets( Syondo), mats and other sisal products.

OUR MISSION

To improve the quality of life of our members, employees and customers by supporting production, processing and marketing of high quality products from our members.

  • OUR ETHICAL VALUES:
  • Honesty
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  • Openness
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  • Social responsibility
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  • Caring for others
  • OUR VALUES:
  • Self help
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  • Self responsibility
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  • Democracy
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  • Equality
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  • Equity
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  • Solidarity

HANDCRAFTS

Welcome to the home of the world renowned carvings and sisal baskets.

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COFFEE

Grown and processed using the highest ethical standards and responsible farming practices.

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AFFILIATES

We have over 81 registered affiliates spread across Machakos and Makueni Counties.

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Our Products

authentic Kenyan artifacts and carvings

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News and Events

keep up to date with the latest news from our union and our stakeholders

COFFEE ROASTER FOR MACHAKOS
  • Posted on February 8, 2019
  •     Machakos Co-operative union has acquired a coffee roaster thanks to partnership with Fairtrade Africa and Weeffect.  This is in line with the Unions strategic plan and is geared to value addition. It is envisaged that the new plant will roaster coffee under the Lower Eastern Coffee mill( LECOM) both for local consumption and