• Sec. Taguiwalo Convinces DOF About Co-ops

    QUEZON CITY -- At the March 14 hearing of the House Committee on Ways and Means held at the House of Representatives led by Chairperson Rep. Dakila Cua of Quirino Province, Dept. of Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua committed to exclude cooperatives Read More
  • TWG Formed to Defend Co-op Tax Exemptions

    QUEZON CITY – A Technical Working Group (TWG) composed of leaders of co-op federations, unions, primaries and co-op development officers from all over the country, for the first time, met on March 16 to come up with a list of arguments Read More
  • Bill Cuts Income Tax, But Removes Co-op Exemption

    The Duterte administration is going to cut personal taxes.  And yet, it expects more revenues.  How on Earth is Government going to do that? A Bill is now pending in Congress that will cut personal “income tax rates down to Read More
  • Co-op Leaders Oppose Repeal of Tax Exemptions

    QUEZON CITY -- Leaders of co-op federations met for four hours with co-op bloc representatives in Congress on March 2 to discuss what the co-op sector can do to oppose House Bill 4774, which threatens to repeal the tax exemptions of Read More
  • PCC marks 20!

    The NATCCO Network joins the co-op sector in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Philippine Cooperative Center (PCC). The PCC was formally registered as a tertiary cooperative on March 10, 1997 that coincided with the Cooperative Day Celebration.  It is Read More
  • 2017 Economic Outlook for Cooperatives

    Anthony Emmanuel de Dios of BDO Trust & Investments Group talks about the Philippine Economy vis a vis the uncertainty caused by US President Trump and Philippine President Duterte, and immigration in Europe. He advises co-op leaders to evaluate and Read More
  • CDA Issues New Standard Chart Of Accounts

    The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) issued on October 18, 2016 Memorandum Circular No. 2016-06 which is the Revised Standard Chart of Accounts (SCA) for Cooperatives. It will guide co-op management, accountants, bookkeepers and auditors on what the CDA now considers Read More
  • Former Chair Bing Juarez on NATCCO Journey in 2001

    Bing Juarez was Chairperson of the NATCCO Board from 1993 – 98.  She gave the 300-plus participants at the National Managers’ and Leaders’ Congress on January 23-24 a glimpse of the NATCCO’s Transformation Journey in the early 2000s.  Here’s her recollection Read More
  • Former NATCCO CEO Tere de Leon Recalls the 90s

    Teresita M. de Leon, CEO of NATCCO from 1993 – 1998, gave the 300-plus participants at the National Managers’ and Leaders’ Congress on January 23-24 a glimpse of how the cooperative sector was in the 90s.  Here’s her recollection . . .   I Read More
  • NATCCO Chairman Adol Recalls

    I joined a community cooperative established in 1969 by the Redemptorist Fathers.  I joined right after graduation from College. From then on I have been involved in cooperatives and have organized co-ops . . . the latest is the COMELEC Employees Cooperative.   Read More
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About NATCCO Network

The National Association of Training Centers for Cooperatives (NATCCO) was formed by cooperators who believed that the task of co-op development lay primarily in the hands of the private sector. These leaders believed in self-help and in the idea that people in poverty need to create opportunities for themselves to improve their economic well-being. 
These co-op leaders had the benefit of hindsight: from 1915 when the first co-op law was passed until the late 50’s, co-ops did not succeed because they were just a government initiative.


Featured Cooperative of the Month

  • About SOEMCO
  • Chairperson
  • Chief Executive Officer

Skeptics were saying more than a decade ago that cooperatives cannot thrive in Socorro, Surigao del Norte. Nevertheless, the SOEMCO members knew that Dr. Jose P. Rizal had met exactly the same apprehensions more than a century ago when he brought out to his friends and associates in the Propaganda Movement the idea of organizing cooperatives in the Philippines, hoping to replicate in his beloved homeland the ideology of cooperativism

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Reynerio T. Canta Sr.
Residence :Socorro, Surigao del Norte
Occupation:  Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator (since 1983), Municipality of Socorro
Education :Surigao del Norte College of Agriculture, BS in Agriculture (1980)
  • Accounting for Non-accountants
  • Policy Development Course
  • Basic Cooperative Course
  • Leadership & Values Re-orientation Course
  • Financial Management Training


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Edelito Caindoy Sangco
Position:  Chief Executive Officer
Education :BS Agriculture
Other positions held:
  • Chairman, MASS-SPECC
  • Director, NATCCO
  • National Directorate, COOP-NATCCO Partylist
Other involvements:
  • 8-kilometer Nueva Estrella to Salog Farm to Market Road Project
  • 2.7-kilometer, Nueva Estrella to Sinibayan Farm To Market Road Project
  • Rizal Bridge Project under the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP)


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Help & Tips

  • Financial Tips +

    Quit bad habits like smoking, drinking alcohol, and gambling.  These habits are just a waste of money and can be hazardous to your health.  Work hard to kick the habits and you will be surprised how much money you will save.  You will feel - and look - better!
  • Co-op Office Safety Tips +

    To prevent fire, go for a paperless office.  If you really need to store documents, do not use cardboard boxes and do not use corridors, walkways, passageways and stairs that form part of the emergency escape route for storage.
  • Environmental SafetyTip +

    "It's not enough just to plant tree.  Make sure the tree you are planting is at least 5 feet tall, or about a year old.  A baby tree will die when overwhelmed by weeds."
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