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EDITORIAL                                                                    EDITORIAL

Dear Readers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          EDITORIAL BOARD

Welcome to this edition of the SACCO Star Magazine. We have prepared                                                                                                                                                                                  Board of Directors
a healthy array of stories and articles guaranteed to leave you more
enlightened on the sector.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            George Magutu	 – National Chairman - Central
Our theme for this issue is; ‘Good leadership and governance for SACCOs’
prosperity’. In line with this, we have lined up inspiring leadership                                                                                                                                                                                 Elly Oyugi 	   – National Vice Chairman - Nairobi
stories from the sector to spur you to greater heights as you read.
For starters, get inspired by the powerful story of Kenya Police SACCO                                                                                                                                                                                Benson Milai	 – Nairobi
and learn how they have grown over the years. Also meet the first lady,
Mrs Mungai, Commissioner for Co-operative Development and find out                                                                                                                                                                                    David Ogega 	 – Nyanza
what legacy she intends to leave after her tenure.
Also in other stories in the sector, learn more about Simba Chai SACCO                                                                                                                                                                                Alfred Mlolwa 	 – Coast
the acclaimed ‘Champions of Governance’, New Fortis SACCO; increase
in dividend payout to members and get to know how Unaitas SACCO is                                                                                                                                                                                    Geoffrey Karuku 	 – Deputy Commissioner for Co-operatives
bringing farmers’ dreams alive.
Need clarification on any legal issue about SACCOs? Well, now you can                                                                                                                                                                                 Florence Oile 	 – Nairobi
get credible answers through our ‘ask a lawyer’ segment.
On our personal development segment, we have an amazing selection                                                                                                                                                                                     Isaac Sheunda 	 – Western
of leadership books that have been tried and tested by leaders’ world
over, to keep you motivated in your leadership journey.                                                                                                                                                                                               Peter Karemanu 	 – Eastern
We also have other stories ranging from women empowerment,
entrepreneurship, farming, leisure and health.                                                                                                                                                                                                        David Moyia 	 – Western
Want more? Do turn the pages!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      David Mategwa 	 – Nairobi
Enjoy your reading!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Peter Manga 	 – Eastern
Linda Karimi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John K. Munyaka	 – Central
Corporate Affairs Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Philip Rirei	  – Rift Valley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      David Langat	 – Rift Valley

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