Members of FOPPS Sacco Society, Northern Chapter, in Teso North Sub-County, Busia County were yesterday sensitized on the importance of investing for their future lives.
The chairman of the Sacco which brings together mainly retirees from public and private sectors around Busia County, Mr. Ben Akwara, emphasized on the benefits of investing in different development projects for the betterment of the ageing members and the generations.
Addressing the members in Kaejo village , Ang’urai North ward , home to former area ward representative Maurice Chetambe, Akwara , who is also the chair, board of management at the Chamasir TTI, urged members to invest in the Saccos as compared to other institutions for the security of their money.
“Saccos are safer compared to other institutions such as Chamas and so on. If you invest in Saccos the security of your money is guaranteed as compared to other institutions. I therefore urge all members to invest their money in FOPPS Sacco without hesitation. “He said.
He added that the Sacco is planning to include other members who are willing to join it other than retirees only.