Lakbay Coop Concludes National Cooperative Summit for ACDI MPC

The 12th National Cooperative Summit as part of the Cooperative Month celebration was held at Cebu City last 16-17 October 2014 and on 18 October 2014, ACDI MPC conducted Lakbay Coop to Lamac Multipurpose Cooperative and VICTO National in Cebu City.

ACDI MPC Chairperson Llanto, Training Division Asst Head Ms Alega and ACDI Cebu Branch Head Ms Asong went to Lamac Multipurpose cooperative located at Brgy Lamac, Pinamungahan, Cebu. The rest of the group headed by Vice-Chairperson Capacia with Dir Natividad, Dir Ramirez, Dir Sumicad, Dir Evangelista, Dir Gacrama, Dir Rieza, Dir Payawan, Dir Turalde, BOD Sec Tan, BOD Treasurer Ms Caragay, Pres Gammad, VISAO Head Ms Grefalda, and VP Assigned BDID Ms Tabayoyong went to Court of First Instance (CFI) Multipurpose Cooperative and to cooperative federation VICTO National.

Briefings and orientation were provided by the visited Cooperatives, they shared how they initiated, managed and helped nurture the cooperatives from its humble beginnings to its successful stage. Chairperson Llanto was also given the chance to introduce ACDI MPC to the visited cooperatives. He also shared the Cooperative’s recipe for its meaningful progress as it pursue both economic viability and social responsibility.

Through Lakbay Coop, ACDI MPC continuous to encourage other cooperatives to engage in community participation and in different opportunities to discuss about cooperatives and its importance in sustainable economic development. Through these vital undertakings of the cooperatives across regions, the cooperative movement is strengthened and united.