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Volume 7 number 5, May 16, 2013
Twelve years of 
mentoring leaders
Coming soon to a credit union near you!
Womens Mentorship Program play button
11 women; 6 countries; 
Unlimited impact 

In 2001, the CCA Africa Region director noted there was a lack of professional development for women in Africa and Asia. A plan was made to connect credit union women leaders in developing countries with Canadian credit union knowledge and expertise.  The Women's Mentorship Program was born. 


That first year, sixteen women from eight countries attended the month-long training.  At the completion of this year's program, 165 women from 18 countries will have participated.  The program is continually adapted to the learning needs voiced by participants.  This year, two new countries will be represented, Swaziland and Myanmar.


This May 21st, eleven women credit union managers from six countries will arrive in Canada to begin their training in subjects such as loan applications and delinquency, savings mobilization and marketing and financial reporting.  It's a month of mentoring and bonding.  Most importantly, this experience will have a lasting impact for everyone involved.


For more information on this program visit www.coopscanada.coop or contact laurie.tennian@coopscanada.coop 613 238 6711 ext 209

This publication is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through theCanadian International Development Agency (CIDA).  
Cette publication est réalisée avec l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada accordé par l'entremise de l'Agence canadienne de développement international (ACDI).