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Co-operatives help people to help themselves

By Craig Macaskill   Posted 2018-06-28   In Blog     There is little appreciation for the importance, significance and potential of the co-operatives model in South Africa, Dr Rob Davies told an audience in Durban over the weekend. Addressing the International Cooperatives Day event, the Minister of Trade & Industry spoke again of additional measures in the pipeline to […]


Introduction Co-operatives are not only for the poor, but of all the different types of business organisations, co-operatives reach down most to the low income groups. The main feature of co-operatives is that they help people to help themselves. Helping people to help themselves means: making them aware of needs and problems they have in […]