Co-operator Newsletter Bi-monthly Issue:
June 2021

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Know Our Co-ops Series:
Love Empowered Co-operative



"To love and embrace the differences found in each child and empower each child to reach his/her fullest potential."
Love Empowered Co-op bowling event for children with special needs
 
This is the vision in which Love Empowered Co-operative advocates for. Its Chairman, Tony Lim shared about a child he knew, who had bipolar disorder, which sparked his passion to set up a co-op to empower children with special needs.
singapore government staff credit co-op (SGSCC) tapped on ccf productivity solutions to improve work from home (wfh) productivity

Tapping On CCF Productivity Solutions To Up Productivity

Singapore Government Staff Credit Co-operative shared how it tapped on the Productivity Solutions to serve its members effectively during the Circuit Breaker period.

sncf delivered care packages to co-operatives in the frontline providing essential services

Boosting Spirits with Care Packages

SNCF sent care packages to show support and lift the spirits of co-operatives providing essential services during the Phase 2 (Heightened Alert).

scoop hobby turned business - how i did it: by Jae Yee

Hobby turned Business: How I did it

Jae Yee gets to generate some income while doing what she enjoys. Read about how she turned her hobby into a business, where part of the proceeds are donated to social causes close to her heart.
democracy, you are on mute. a co-op alternative to zoom

Democracy, you’re on mute: A co-op alternative to Zoom

Meet.coop is a platform co-op set up in May 2020. Its co-operative difference isn’t just rooted in its ownership structure; but also addressing concerns on democracy and free speech as well as supporting the transition to a zero-carbon economy.

ssbec co-op and sncf joined hands to send cheer to 550 lower income households to mark Ramadan and Hari Raya 2021

Joining hands to spread Hari Raya cheer to 550 families

On 24 and 25 April, 550 low-income households in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC received food hampers comprising essential items to mark Ramadan and Hari Raya. Read about SSBEC’s second initiative to deliver food essentials to low-income households this year.

co-op hot shots 8 winners

Through the lens of Co-op Hot Shots 8, we see how people and communities come together in times of crisis to help one another

Check out the winning shots from Co-op Hot Shots 8!

mccy update on co-ops holding of Annual General Meetings (AGMs)

MCCY: Update on Holding of Annual General Meetings

Co-ops should rely on the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Charities, Co-operative Societies and Mutual Benefit Organisations) Order 2020 (‘Order’) to hold their AGMs virtually.
sharing session by SNCF in collaboration with Cooler Insights on Social Media Marketing

Sharing Session: Social Media Marketing

In today's mobile-first world where social media is booming, brands need to learn how to create bite-sized snackable content that attracts consumer attention, engages them, and nurtures them towards conversion.

Join us to learn about the different social media channels, trends and techniques that you can apply to improve your social media accounts!

Date: 30 June, Wed
Time: 3 - 4pm

aclc singapore: emerging stronger together with co-ops

ACLC 2021: Emerging Stronger Together with Co-ops

Themed “Emerging Stronger Together with Co-ops”, the conference will focus on helping co-operatives to address the challenges and stay relevant in the post COVID world.

Date: 30 July, Fri
Time: 9am - 12pm

Look out for more details!
istoria co-op online photography workshop for children june holidays

Online Photography Workshop for Children

Istoria Co-op will be conducting an online photography workshop for children this June holidays! Parents accompanying the child get to attend for free.

At the end of the workshop, the child will learn the following:
  • Apply basic compositional techniques and how the techniques can be enhanced by creativity
  • Tell a story using images
runninghour co-op certificate course on interacting and supporting persons with disabilities

Certificate Course: Interacting and Supporting Persons with Disabilities

Runninghour Co-op is offering a Certificate Course in Interacting and Supporting Persons with Disabilities (PwD).

Find out more about how you can gain knowledge while supporting the community here or reach out to them at +65 90505398 / [email protected]
agape energy efficiency co-op (AEEC) membership

Agape Energy Efficiency Co-operative (AEEC) Membership

If you are keen to promote sustainable energy, help disadvantaged groups and give back to the society, then join AEEC as a co-op member to help better lives!

Share Your Story ///// Feature Your Co-op Updates!

We love hearing about how co-operatives can make a difference and we couldn’t be happier to have you sharing your story or updates with us. Your story or updates would help strengthen the co-operative movement and we would love to feature it in our next issue. Share your story or updates with us here.

The Singapore National Co-operative Federation (SNCF) is the apex body of Singapore's Co-operative Movement, and secretariat of the Central Co-operative Fund (CCF). Formed in 1980 with the aim of championing Singapore's co-operative movement, the apex body represents 99% of co-operative members in Singapore. Today, the Movement boasts a base of more than 1.4 million members. SNCF aims to promote and develop co-operatives as sustainable enterprises that address the social and economic needs through the co-operative principle of self and mutual help, so as to foster a more resilient society. SNCF is a member of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). It enjoys co-operative relationship with the United Nations, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and other International and regional bodies. For more information on SNCF and the Singapore Co-op movement, visit www.sncf.coop

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