TABUK CITY, Kalinga – The City Cooperatives Enterprise Development Office (CCEDO) launched on May 28 the first Koop Kapehan Program in the city held at Las Vegas Hotel.
Cooperative Development Specialist Engr. Ryan Jose of the CCEDO said that the purpose of the program is to gather all cooperative leaders here for sharing of experiences and best practices worthy of emulation, and to present issues that affect the operations of cooperatives and offer solution.
Jose reported that among the best practices of the cooperatives shared during the event were delinquency control, collection strategy, mortuary program, open membership, area of expansion, conduct of virtual inspection and social responsibility.
Jose added that the CCEDO is ever ready to help cooperatives address their issues for better delivery of services.
Meanwhile, City Cooperatives Enterprise Development Officer Catherine Lee Uera, presented the ranking of micro, small, medium and large cooperatives as to total assets.
For large cooperatives, the Tabuk Multipurpose Cooperative (TAMPCO) has the biggest asset of P2,024,063,158 followed by Tabuk Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative (TAFAMULCO) with P612,421,597,000 and the Provincial Engineering Office Employees Multipurpose Cooperative with P339,601,202. The St. Thomas Credit Cooperative (STCC) and BIBAK Multipurpose Cooperative have assets of P261,257,282 and P259,938,128 respectively.
For medium cooperatives, the Bulanao Multipurpose Cooperative (BMPC) earned the biggest asset of P89,810,478, with Holy Trinity Cathedral Multipurpose Cooperative (HTCMPC) with P83,055,50 and St. Joseph Multipurpose Cooperative (SJMPC) with an asset worth P68,430,667.
For small cooperatives, the NORLU Diocesan Multipurpose Cooperative earned the biggest asset of P12,655,704, St. Andrew Credit Cooperative (STCA) with P9,954,529 and Binongsay Malin-awa Savings and Loan Cooperative (BMSLC) with an asset worth of P8,578,625.
For micro cooperatives, PUR Credit Cooperative obtained the biggest asset of P2,074,043, followed by Dakaran Credit Cooperation with P1,940,538 and Rang-ay Credit Cooperative with P1,401,261.
Believing in the principle of cooperativism, Mayor Darwin Estrañero assured his full support to all the programs and services of the CCEDO and the different cooperatives in the city.
The first Koop Kapehan Program was attended by representatives from 18 cooperatives in the city, with staff from CCEDO and the Provincial Cooperatives Enterprise Development Office (PCEDO).
By Darwin S. Serion