Cooperative Investment Fund: An Economic Boost

Cooperative Investment Fund: An Economic Boost

Barbados now has a Cooperative Investment Fund. First mooted in 2012, the year designated by the United Nations as International Year for Credit Unions, the fund aims to create capacity for the various cooperative sectors to stimulate further growth in the economy. It...
Co-operatives’ Initiative Not Just For Barbados

Co-operatives’ Initiative Not Just For Barbados

“It is a pioneering initiative not only for Barbados, but for the entire Caribbean.” That’s how the newly-launched Cooperative Investment Fund was described by Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, last Friday night, as he...
Co-Operative Investment Fund Created

Co-Operative Investment Fund Created

Five co-operative organisations, including some credit unions, have taken a bold and historic step and created the Co-operative Investment Fund (CIF). This was revealed last Saturday by Chairman of the Co-operators’ Day 2018 Planning Committee, Oriel Doyle, as he...

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