A delegation well received at MCU / LECOM

A delegation well received at MCU / LECOM

The Weeffect Resource Mobilization Team Today was an honor for MCU to receive a delegation from Weeffect’s resource mobilization team which was well received by our CEO Mr. Martin malila and the General Manager – Finance Mr. James Ndeto,   at the union boardroom. The team also took time to visit our coffee mill LECOM and

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Social Partnership – Food donation

Social Partnership – Food donation

Food donation for a needy course With the support from one of our Singaporean customer, Bahati Collection, mcu provided foodstuff donation to Kithoni Women group. Kithoni is one of mcu’s major basket producers and was involved in the production of baskets for Bahati collection’s order. The area of the groups operation is climatically marginalised receiving

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Social Partnership- Water for Kisesini Community

Social Partnership- Water for Kisesini Community

A big day! Yes it was!! 19th Sep.2019 It was a great day for the Kisesini community and the local institutions. Commissioning a 160 meter borehole funded by Ronnie Letten through Epiroc and implemented in collaboration with We Effect and their partner Machakos Cooperative union. The ocassion was graced by His Excellency the Machakos County

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The ASK Show- The Union Wins

The ASK Show- The Union Wins

Machakos Co-operative union which featured in the just concluded Agricultural Show the south eastern Branch scooped several awards of excellence after being the best overall stand in this years presentation. The union scooped best overall first prize in three different categories and second best in two more categories.              

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Bee keeping picks up in our societies

Bee keeping picks up in our societies

Bee keeping is picking pace in the unions societies with the introduction of more than 500 bee hives in both coffee societies and women groups. A total of more than 500 kgs of honey is expected to be harvested at the close of this year. The bee keeping project is in line with the unions

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mcu/societies Poultry project

mcu/societies Poultry project

Mcu in partnership with development partners have introduced improved chicken / poultry projects in all the coffee co-operative societies under the union. This is one of the projects aimed at product diversification and a food security initiative to the society members. Farmers collect improved chicks from the society where through the projects, incubators have been

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Energy saving stoves for women groups

Energy saving stoves for women groups

-Mcu in partnership with our development partners in both the Climate change project, CPME project and PECE project have aided construction of more than 500 Energy saving stoves/ jikos in various homes for the women groups. This is in line with the unions strategy to conserve the environment as a climate change adaptation. We call

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