Machakos District Co-operative Union Limited was established in 1964 and registered under the Co-operative Societies Act in 1972 as an umbrella organization for primary organizations in Machakos District
The area of operation of MDCU covers the larger Machakso district which is currently comprised of seven(7( district born out of curving / subdivision of the district into smaller administrative units.These new districts are as follows; Machakos, makuenu, Kathiani, Kangundo, Matungulu, Mbooni East and Mbooni west, Mwala.>
The supreme authority of the union is the annual general meeting (AGM) which comprises of delegates elected from affilliate members co-operative organisations and gruops. The AGM periodically elects the management board which oversees the day to day activities of the union and delegates the same to the employees under the flagship of the general manager who is the CEO. He oversees the day to day activities of the Union assisted by the assisitant general manager and the chief accountant. There are other sectional/ deoartmental heads who man the various departments/ sections.
Eah sectional / departmental manager has a team of support staff who assist in running of the section/ department. Other activities offered by MDCU include Insurance, management and advisory services to producer groups, consumer services, accountancy and book keeping, co-operative education and Export of handicrafts.
The Union is trading internationally under IFAT in marketing of handicrafts
Cooperative or Membership Association, Social Enterprise
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Postal Address (Main Contact)
MACHAKOS CO-OPERATIVE UNION LIMITED P.O BOX 83, 90100 NGEI ROADMACHAKOS - KENYA