Co-operative Credit Union League
DEFINITION

A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise. There are many types of co-operatives, one of which is a credit union which is a financial co-operative most commonly known as a credit union.

VALUES

Co-operatives are based on the values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. In the tradition of their founders, co-operative members believe in the ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others.

PRINCIPLES
  1. Voluntary & Open Membership 

  2. Democratic Member Control

  3. Member Economic Participation

  4. Autonomy & Independent

  5. Education, Training & Information

  6. Co-operation among Co-operatives

  7. Concern for Community