A delegation of more than 100 co-operators from Bugoma County cooperative Union today visited Machakos Co-op Union ltd to learn more on the coffee milling facility ( LECOM)
They were received by Mr Patrick Katingima, the current chairman and Mr. Martin Malila the MD
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.