Co-operator Newsletter Issue:
March 2019 - Do Together

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The Difference Maker:

“There is a bunch of people here who are passionate about this cause. We would go all the way to pursue it. If at first we don’t succeed, we try again - a different approach, another way, anything it takes to make it happen.”
It was the culmination of the efforts of Jackson and his co-labourers, who since 2001, had sought for a solution to a pressing issue - finding jobs for those retired from the Singapore Civil Defence Force.
SCOOP youth portal article South Africa and co-op

Explore: Must Visit Places in South Africa

Plus the co-operatives behind Rooibos Tea and other handicrafts!

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Touching Lives: Furthering Dreams

How can we elevate our children’s social and economic status when education is such a hefty investment?

Rochdale Pioneers - Co-operatives

The Rochdale Pioneers

A group of ordinary folks, compelled by their idealism that co-operation is the way to better social order, exerted an influence so deep that up to today, 175 years later, their impact is still felt today.

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Cultivating Mental Health

Recognizing the importance of mental health in agriculture, the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is one organization that has put it on their agenda through a partnership with "Do More Ag".

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Do Together

It is this very spirit of collaboration that propelled The Methodist Co-operative Society Ltd to leverage and work with other co-operatives to promote mutual help within the co-operative family and produce a win-win outcome.

SNCF New Year Reception 2019 - CEO Dolly Goh x NTUC Health Chan Su Yee

Ushering In An Exciting Year

Not only did more than 110 guests, who were mostly the key officials from the co-operatives got a taste of what is to come for 2019, they also got to know other co-operatives better through this networking opportunity.

SNCF Bicentennial Pop-Art Installation

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Come join us at the Coming Together As One Through Art pop-up art event that narrates a social issue through artistic installation. Visitors can also find ‘instagrammable’ moments from the ballpit room to the exterior façade.
GP+ health screening package
GP+ Co-operative's Health Screening Package
Enquire with GP+ Co-operative to find out how you can enjoy the $88 Health Screening package from now till 31 March 2019!
SNCF calendar of events
SNCF Calendar of Events 2019
Save the dates for upcoming events and activities from the co-operative movement.
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Co-op Hot Shots - Photography Competition for All
Have photos related to "A Better Society"? Show us how it relates to any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals andstand to win $1,000!
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Need Professional Accountant For Your Co-op?
You can claim it as manpower expenses under the CCF Development Grant!

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


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