As SANACO is the only Apex cooperative in South Africa , we are also the only International Cooperative Alliance members – ICA, this accreditation has given us the platform to lead the SADC Cooperative movement. We are now looking forward to participate in the ICA Africa Elections
The SADC Cooperatives Movement was launched by the Dti, at the DBSA in July 2011, Countries that attended the formation were Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe etc. Our President Honorable Bale Lawrence was elected as the President of the SADC Cooperative movement.
In 2013 SANACO in partnership with the Dti, Hosted the Leadership of International BRICS Cooperative movements, this was the first BRICS Cooperatives meeting, which was help in Cape town. SANACO signed MOU’s with China and India to fast track the development of cooperatives in South Africa
Sanaco has been participating and adding much needed value in Policy development and advancement of cooperatives development in South Africa through NEDLAC since 2011, we are making sure the policies that are signed off directly benefit our members.
SANACO play a crucial role in educating and training all the cooperatives members.
SANACO has the responsibility to turn communities around through the generation of economic and social development.
SANACO should assist the cooperatives to be united in search of excellence, effective delivery, good governance, professionalism, accountability, equity and effective administration.
SANACO is a champion of the cooperatives it guides them to be visionary, competent and caring.
Participate in Nedlac #1
We serve in Nedlac to futher the Cooperatives Vision and Mission
Provide Training & Support#2
We provide training to Cooperative through the SETA's and Productivity SA
LOBBING GOVERNMENT #3
We lobby Government and its agencies to provide more support to cooperatives
Cooperative Linkage #4
We provide market linkages for our members to access local and international markets
Mr. Lawrence Bale
Mr. Muzi Phewa
Mr. Thulane Mabuza
Ms. Mamsie Fakude
Ms. Nomnikelo Magadla
Pretoria – Leaders of cooperatives’ organisations from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) gathered for their third meeting in Cape Town. The meeting, took place between 26-27 October, is being hosted by the South African National Apex Cooperative (SANACO), in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). The meeting was[…]
Hundreds of co-operatives members from across the country and the Southern African Development Community (SADeC) gathered at the Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga to celebrate the International Co-operatives Day. The celebration also focused on sharing ideas on how to grow and sustain Co-operatives. A co-operative is a business that is jointly owned and controlled by the[…]
Ewseta, Sanaco MoU sees 175 rural youth obtain NQF 1 A three-year-old memorandum of understanding (MoU) has progressed to its midway point, as the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (Ewseta) and South African National Apex Cooperatives (Sanaco) kicked off the next phase of their deep rural skills development programme. The 2012 training[…]
Summit opens doors for co-ops | News | Small Business Connect Opportunities exist, but co-operatives in South Africa lack the infrastructure and finance to supply to the international market. This is the view of business owner Lucky Mabethe, who attended the Co-operatives conference hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) at the[…]