• Guideco Becomes Town Center thru Pinoy Coop ATM

    Guimbal, ILOILO -- This quaint town is a coastal fourth class municipality of 33,820 people.    Its 9 kilometers of scenic shoreline has attracted tourists, an industry that supplements its citizens’ agricultural livelihood.   In April 1993, the Southern Iloilo Development Read More
  • St. Vincent Ferrer Parish MPC Wins Bagwis Award

    ODIONGAN, Romblon –  NATCCO Network member St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Multi-Purpose Cooperative recently received the Bronze DTI-Bagwis Award for the excellent operation of its retail stores.   The Department of Trade and Industry, through the award, “gives due recognition to Read More
  • Co-op Opens Gas Station in Tagbilaran City

    TAGBILARAN CITY -- The Bohol Community Multi-Purpose Cooperative which has 1,000 members inaugurated on February 27 its own gasoline station.  Jannete Romero and Melchor Daniel, BCMPC’s Manager and Chairman, respectively, led the opening of the cooperative’s Phoenix Gasoline Station, the first Read More
  • Ang Hindi Nauulingan

    May kasabihan na: “Walang humahawak ng palayok na hindi naulingan.”  Dumating ang panahon na ginamit ito patungkol sa mga taong may kinalaman sa mga usaping salapi.  Tanggap ng marami na kapag pera ang pinag-uusapan, halos lahat na lang ata ay Read More
  • CDA Issues Order For Nutriwealth to Cease & Desist

    QUEZON CITY -- The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) has ordered Nutriwealth Multi-Purpose Cooperative (NWMPC) to 1) stop accepting deposits from members and non-members, 2) return all deposits to the depositors, and 3) stop establishing and operating satellite offices without the prior Read More
  • Kaya Payment Platform used in e-cooptrade.coop

    MALATE, MANILA -- Kaya Payment Platform is now one of the payment modes for purchases done at the website e-cooptrade.coop.  The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by three co-op federations was one of the highlights of the ASEAN Cooperative Business Read More
  • ASEAN co-op federations to redeem agri

    MALATE, MANILA – Cooperatives all over the ASEAN region have agreed to work together to gain control of the agriculture industry.   As Amir Islam an observer from Bangladesh said: “Landless workers simply provide labor to landlords and land-owning farmers are Read More
  • NPC Registration Deadline: March 8

    Cooperatives as Personal Information Controllers or Processors are mandated to comply with the Data Privacy Act (DPA), and are thus, required to register with the National Privacy Commission (NPC).  And the deadline is March 8.   This was the reply Read More
  • MSU-IIT NMPC Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    ILIGAN CITY – The NATCCO Network’s more than 800 member cooperatives join MSU-IIT National Multi-Purpose Cooperative celebrates on January 18 its 40th Founding Anniversary.   In a video posted on the co-op’s Facebook page, CEO Emma Nieva told all the members: Read More
  • Malabon Central Market Co-op Celebrates 40th

     MALABON CITY – Last September 14, 2017, the Malabon Central Market Development Cooperative (MCMDC) celebrated its Ruby Anniversary with activities throughout the day, which included an early morning mass, free eye check-up, reflexology, medical consultation, and haircuts to members and even Read More
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Tagum Cooperative Maintains ACCESS Silver Rating

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – For the third year in a row – Tagum Cooperative achieved A-one Competitive Choice for Excellence in Service and Soundness (ACCESS) Silver Accreditation during the Association of Asian Confederation of Credit Unions (ACCU) Forum on September 19 – 21.
 
Tagum Cooperative officials led by Chairperson Fe J. Adlawan and Chief Executive Officer Juris D. Perez, accepted by award, and were lauded by Filipino co-op leaders and 350 delegates from the Asian countries. 
 
The ACCESS Award is given to cooperatives that show perseverance and commitment in complying with and completing the stringent international standards in the Financial, Customer-Member, Internal Business Processes and Learning and Growth perspectives of co-op operations.
 
Both Chairperson Adlawan and CEO Perez served as panelists for the break-out sessions with topics on Sustainable Financing the Credit Union Network’s Structure and Standardization of Policies and Products to Guarantee the Delivery of Quality Services to Members, respectively. The topics stressed the importance of Network Integration and Standardization of Coop Policies to achieve a greater probability of offering services to more people and achieving better financial performance and greater stability.
 
“Adherence to good governance and prudential financial standard are part of Tagum Cooperative’s best practices that we bring with us wherever we go,” says Chairperson Fe J. Adlawan. CEO Perez proclaimed that receiving the prestigious award has given her confidence that members are assured of the cooperative’s sustainability for the next fifty years.
 
Perez thanked the TC Officers for their good governance, being visionaries, determined and innovative which has enabled the Management to achieve the strategic goals set by the Board of Directors. 
 
TC Board of Directors and the Management are now eyeing ACCESS Gold Accreditation for the coming years.  The great challenge is achieving a 5% and below delinquency rate. “That means products and services will be constantly innovated to suit member’s need and likewise strengthen the Internal Control policies,” Juris stated.
 
ACCU thru the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO) conducted the Renewal Audit on July 18 – 21, 2017 headed by Ms. Daisybelle M. Cabal head of the NATCCO Training Group.  
 
Tagum Cooperative

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