ICOPED Conducts Basic Cooperative Training Course for Aspiring Citizens for Community Empowerment, Inc.
College, Laguna – On July 22, 2016, the Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED), College of Economics and Management (CEM), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) conducted a Basic Cooperative Training Course for the Aspiring Citizens for Community Empowerment, Inc. (ACCEI) at ICOPED, CEM. ACCEI is a non-government organization that seeks to empower community groups in the Philippines to become more self-reliant and move out of poverty through health support, education and fair trade in rural and urban communities.
The Basic Cooperative Course, which was tailor-made for ACCEI, sought to explain the fundamentals of cooperative history, principles and practices; discuss the nature, types, and organizational structure of cooperatives; and describe the requirements and process of cooperative registration.
A total of eight (8) participants successfully completed the course. Ms. Alicia Quicoy and Ms. Arminga B. Peria served as resource speakers of the training course. KPQuilloy