SASCCO- Swaziland Association of Savings and Credit Co-operatives Ltd.
At the beginning of May 2017 Ludwig Ehard the Director of DGRV regional Program, together with Klaus Hesse (DGRV short term expert) and 250 representatives from SACCO's participated in the SACCO INDABA which took place in Manzini, Swaziland.
SASCCO and DGRV has been operating in a cooperation agreement since 2012, which mainly includes training and consulting services. The last training in April 2017 was a ToT workshop (Train of trainers) for the perfomamnce management, which then has to be introduced to interested member cooperatives. Various trainings for the development of strategic plans, good management, drafting of guidelines, etc. were also on the agenda of trainings.
During the INDABA, the DGRV representatives presented a banking program suitable for small savings and credit cooperatives as well IT modules, which serves the association, the supervisory authority, but also the credit cooperatives themselves for monitoring purposes.
The DGRV representatives were pleased to hear from the Minister of Economic Affairs, "The Honorable Minister, Mr. Jabulani Mabuza, Minister of Commerce Inductry and Trade, "who praised the achievements of the DGRV in Swaziland.