Eswatini


Eswatini is a landlocked country with about 1.1 million inhabitants, bordering South Africa and Mozambique in southern Africa.

DGRV works in a partnership approach with ESASCCO (eSwatini Association of Savings and Credit Cooperatives) and with the Commissioner for Cooperatives in the Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Trade of eSwatini.

Our project work with ESASCCO included and includes among many other the digitalization of SACCOs, the design and implementation of a core banking software for SACCOS and the training and coaching of SACCOs.

With the Department for Cooperatives, DGRV is focusing on the divulgation and promotion of the Cooperative Sector, restructuring the existing Cooperative College and the modernisation of the Cooperative Register.

Our work in eSwatini is managed from our offices in Pretoria, South Africa and Maputo, Mozambique and it is part of a regional program including South Africa, Malawi, Mozambique and other countries.

Sustainable Development Goals


Our project in eSwatini contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals, especially:







Partners


ESASCCO

The eSwatini Association of Savings and Credit Cooperatives is the Apex-Body of Financial Cooperatives in eSwatini. It represents the sector towards national and international partners and stakeholders.

http://www.sascco.org.sz/

Department of Cooperative within the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade

The Department of Cooperatives is responsible for the registration, audit, supervision, promotion, education and training of all cooperatives in eSwatini.

http://www.gov.sz/index.php/departments-sp-1596706154?id=500

Office


The activities of the project in eSwatini are supervised by the DGRV office in Mosambique:

85 Rua de Tchamba
Maputo
Mozambique

vgesenhues@dgrv.coop

 

Otros proyectos en la región


África

Kenya

With assistance of the BMZ – Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development DGRV implements a co-operative development project in Kenya since 2017. Within the framework of this project, DGRV promotes in particular access to educational opportunities and training for Co-operatives.  Local project partners and national stakeholders also regard these training measures as a central […]

Mas
África

Mozambique

Mozambique in southern Africa has faced immense challenges since its independence in 1975. After 16 years of civil war and a huge negative impact of Global Warming it is one of the least developed countries in the world (Place 180 of 189 in the Human Development Index). Even so about 80% of the population is […]

Mas
África

South Africa

The project activities in South Africa are currently being restructured and DGRV is refocusing its Regional project for Southern Africa. In the past, DGRV has been supporting organisations representing the cooperative sector in South Africa as well as government departments in order to support the cooperative movement. The future focus of the project in South […]

Mas