Membership

Why Join The ACU?

Do you:  

Have funds that you wish to invest for a high rate of return?   

Want to help build an African community investment fund  

Wish to create a nationwide African owned financial institution?   

Want to help your business grow as part of a network of like-minded people?   

Do you:  

Have skills and knowledge about how to set up and run businesses that you are willing to share with others on a professional basis?   

Think you would benefit from training in how to set up and run a business?

Want to learn more about  CICs  and/or cooperative business?  

Do you:  

Want to promote cooperative economics within the community, as a way of achieving equitable community empowerment? 

Want to support African and Caribbean governments to develop their countries by helping to finance the building of schools, roads, hospitals etc; and earn a high rate of return at the same time?  

The Benefits of Joining 

You get to pool your resources with like-minded people to achieve common aims and objectives.  

Your pooled resources will help support socio-economic development in Africa and the Caribbean.

As a result, your ownership shares will generate a dividend for you. 

You can borrow to develop your business.  

You can receive business development training from people with similar objectives.  

You can provide business development training to others in the community on a professional basis.   

You can borrow from the credit union to start your own cooperative business.  

You will have the opportunity to grow your business as part of a network or eco-system of African owned businesses.