Productive Cooperatives – Fon Batis

To empower the members of the community of Fon Batis to improve their quality of life by strengthening the cooperatives toward being financially viable and self-governed enterprises; to foster the acceptance of the cooperative as a democratic model to mobilize human and financial resources; and to provide requisite skills, in particular through an innovative adult literacy component, to enable members to be active participants in bringing about transformative social and economic change.

Cost: $1,012,500 CAD
Term: 2000-2003
Funder/Partner: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)