Capacity building SSKh

Capacity training offered by Global Communities. The numbers are in 1.000.000 Mongolian Tugrik (MNT)

The grand total of 3 years training is 71.959.000 MNT or approx. 30.925 US$ or 211.300 DKK

Global Communities have helped more than 800 Mongolian farmers establish themselves in cooperatives.

This is how they work.
The success of the cooperative model, in bringing communities out of poverty, is dependent upon adhering to the seven core principles of cooperative development namely:

Voluntary and open membership
Democratic member control
Member economic participation
Autonomy and independence
Education, training and information
Cooperation among cooperatives
Concern for community

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Participation plan for coopmembers

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Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig Cooperative (SSKh) have been participating in the following training sponsored by Khovsgol Dairy Project:

2015
Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig Cooperative was founded on the initiative of Khovsgol Dairy Project (KDP) in July 2015.

In July 2015 KDP held several meetings in Khatgal village informing the community about Khovsgol Dairy Project and the aim of establishing a dairy facility owned and run by a local cooperative.

69 herders from the area around Khatgal village signed up as interested to join the cooperative.

On a meeting 14th July 2015 the participants chose 6 herders as leaders of a steering group, who would be in charge of 6 different areas around the southern tip of lake Khovsgol.
Global Communities Annual Meeting October 29-30th
The Conference was held 29 – 30th of October in “Dugan Khad” tourist camp, near Bayan Chandmani Soum/Town 130 km from UB.

From Khatgal “Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig” (Blessed by Yak cooperative), B.Badamkhand, B.Dalaimyagmar and N.Tsenddavaa attended the conference.

The conference was attended by 108 participants from 26 cooperatives, predominantly from the provinces of Ulaanbaatar, Töv and Selenge. The participating cooperatives were also from different industries or trades such as agriculture, dairy production, wool/felt or handicrafts.

The conference included lectures on a multitude of topics such as: marketing, selling, development, success, communication and how to best share knowledge among the cooperatives.

2016
Global Community training workshop of SSKh February 2016
Global Communities sent 5 cooperative leaders and members of the organization to Khatgal 26 February – 1 March 2016 to conduct a training for the Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig members on the cooperative basic concept and principles.

Training on cooperative development and capacity building for members of Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig and Delger Ikh uul cooperatives attended the training and learned about cooperative management, organization, by-laws, procedures, rights and duties of cooperative members, members’ participation, job description of cooperative employees, issues in running a joint business, common problems and ways to eliminate them, and good practices of the program’s cooperative.

June
Three day training 16-18 June of Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig cooperative

Global Communities was facilitating the training.

Summary of the training;
1. Startup business, basic knowledge of business, creation of business modules
2. Cooperative governance consultancy; increasing cooperation among members, team work, increasing better relationship among members and management team
3. Building positive attitude and good communication among cooperative members

October
Global Communities annual meeting in Dugan Had, Bornuur soum, Tov province 27-28th October

Khovsgol Dairy Project are sponsoring and supporting the capacity building of Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig Cooperative in Khatgal, therefore we are paying for transportation and accommodation costs for 4 members from Sarlagiin Saikhan Khishig Cooperative to join the annual meeting of Global Communities in Dugan Had.

33 cooperatives participated in the annual meeting. From SSKh Chairwoman Anhmandakh, boardmembers Khukhii and Dalaimyagmar, members Baigalimaa, Tsenddavaa and Maya Dorjnamjin  participated.

Here are the topics of the workshops and lectures:

Main challenges and problematic matters of cooperatives

Laws and legislation
Economy
Developing a business
Marketing
Membership and responsibility

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