Cooperatives create pathways…
to gender-inclusive economic development.
Large-scale inclusion and empowerment of women and youth is possible through cooperatives.
Locally Led Development
Cooperatives empower local people and institutions to own the planning, implementation and evaluation of their own sustainable development.
Building Sustainable Resilient Communities
Cooperatives offer a proven way for people to control their economic livelihoods.
Improved Economic Status for Women
Through their direct economic benefits, enhancement of social capital, and the opportunities they offer for leadership and skills development, cooperatives are playing a pivotal role in increasing women’s incomes and agency.