Monthly Archives: May 2015

East, further East – A visit to cooperatives in Mongolia

It was a very different Mongolia that I landed last week. The three-lane highway from the airport to the city was the one smooth ride as the Mongolian economy had hit a rough patch caused by crash in commodity prices, … Continue reading

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We Build Relationships!

We Build Relationships We build relationships! This is the sign that greets a visitor who enters the head office of the Odisha State Cooperative Bank (OSCB, http://www.oscb.coop/homepage.asp) in Bhubaneswar, India. I was there at the invitation of Mr. Tushar Panda, Managing … Continue reading

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A cooperative heeds the Swach Bharat (Clean India) Call

As one drives into Buldana, one notices, one side of the road is litter free whereas on the other it is strewn across. When I ask Dr. Sukesh Zamwar, Managing Director of Buldana Urban Cooperative Credit Society (BUCCS, http://www.buldanaurban.in) about this, he laughs and responds, “our contract with the … Continue reading

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