Sharing Experiences of African Economic Empowerment

An Afternoon of Credit Union and Cooperative Economics

“Come and help to build a credit union for Afrikan people in the UK”

Hello All,

Your are invited to an ACU organised afternoon of credit union and cooperative economics on 24thNovember 2018.

Three groups, Africans in Boston (USA), The Village Financial Cooperative (Minneapolis, USA), and the Afrikan cooperative Union (UK) will share information about the progress they are making in creating credit unions for African people where they are.

The African Union’s dynamic Ambassador to the USA and the Diaspora will speak about African Union initiatives to mobilise Diaspora funds for investment in Africa.

There will also be short films about credit unions and cooperatives.

Come and meet the other members of the cooperative family who have also pledged to join the Afrikan Cooperative Credit Union when it is formed.


Special guest speakers

Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori Quao
African Union Ambassador to
Washington and the Diaspora

Voury Ignegongba
President, Africans in Boston

Me’Lea Connelly (tbc)
Director of Development,
Village Financial Cooperative


Date: Saturday 24thNovember 2018

Location: 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA

Time: 2.00pm to 6.00pm

Please register on eventbrite:

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