• NATCCO at the Int’l Summit of Cooperatives

    QUEBEC – As a member of the Proxfin international network, NATCCO proudly endorses THE DECLARATION released after the third International Summit of Cooperatives, held in Quebec City, Canada, October 11 to 13. A major event organized jointly by Desjardins Group and Read More
  • 13th National Cooperative Summit

    Come October 24-26, 2016, the Philippine Cooperative sector through its lead convener, the Philippine Cooperative Center (PCC) in partnership with the Cooperative Development Authority as co-convener, shall be holding its 13th National Cooperative Summit at the SMX Convention Center, Seashell Read More
  • Tagum Co-op Members Donate Blood

    TAGUM CITY – Blood donors flocked in Tagum Coop’s fourth installment of the Mass Blood Donation Program, a blood-letting activity, on October 1 at its Main Office Gymnasium.   Welcoming Coop Month in October for a cause, Tagum Coop continued to Read More
  • Tam-an Members Donate Blood

    NUEVA VIZCAYA – "A single pint can save three lives. A single gesture can create a million smiles, a saying goes."   That’s why many people here are smiling!   In celebration of the World Blood Donors Month, NATCCO Network member Read More
  • Tagum Coop gets ACCESS Silver Branding

    INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA -- The Association of Asian Confederation of Credit Unions (ACCU) conferred the A-one Competitive Choice for Excellence in Service and Soundness (ACCESS) Silver Brand to Tagum Coop (TC) on September 9 here.   This was awarded during the Read More
  • CIC Moves Deadline to June 2017

    The Credit Information Corporation (CIC) has extended the deadline for cooperatives to submit credit data of borrowers to June 30 next year.   The initial deadline for submission of credit data, contained in CIC Circular 2015-02, was set at October Read More
  • Tubao Credit Cooperative Celebrates 50th

    TUBAO, LA UNION –Tubao Credit Cooperative (TCC), the newest billionaire cooperative in Region 1 celebrated their 50th year anniversary last August 13, 2016 at Jose Tavarez Hall with the theme “TCC: Soaring Higher Beyond 50.”   The celebration started with Read More
  • CIC Chief says CISA is Good

    MAKATI CITY – Credit Information Corporation CEO, Jaime Garchitorena, recently released CIC Letter Circular 2016-2 addressed to cooperatives and other lenders  clarifying many of the issues raised at the Credit Infrastructure Roadshows it has been conducting in major cities nationwide.   Read More
  • MEMPCO Fights Breast Cancer

    ZAMBOANGA CITY – Breast cancer is a scourge of women.  That is why the Micro-Entrepreneurs Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MEMPCO)  is stepping up the fight by organizing the Brangay Project – to educate local women members  about the dreaded disease and what they can Read More
  • SAFADECO Gets High iTeMa Rating from DAR

    IROSIN, SORSOGON – Agrarian Reform was implemented to give farmers land, in the hope that they would be free from the tenancy system that beset the Philippine agriculture for so long.  Also, it was hoped that food production would increase.   Read More
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About NATCCO Network

The National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO) was formed by credit union pioneers who believed that the task of co-op development lies 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. As early as the 1950’s to 70’s, co-op sector leaders were aware that in order to succeed they could not rely on government alone. Instead, co-ops have to be driven and patronized by their members and it is only through co-op education that this level of member patronage and responsibility can be established.

In the 1950’s to 70’s, a large number of primary co-operatives formed five regional co-op training centers (secondary cooperatives). In 1977, the five regional training centers formed NATCCO, then known as the National Association of Training Centers for Co-operatives, to coordinate the trainings and educational services for cooperatives at the national level. NATCCO also served as the voice of co-ops in the country.


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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