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Who we are

The Bahamas Cooperative League Limited is the apex body over all Credit Unions in the Bahamas.

What We Do

We provide our affiliates with specialized financial services, training, marketing and regulatory advocacy.

Our Vision

To advance the Credit Union movement by developing strategies, promoting and building awareness and to empower people.

There are 7 Credit Unions fully ready to serve your financial needs

We are in this together!

We encourage you to please be responsible and adhere to the safety protocols that have been implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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At the beginning of the year we set a goal aiming to bring Credit Unions in the Bahamas into focus in 2020, but who could have envisioned that 2020 would throw so many curve balls at us. This unexpected worldwide catastrophe COVID – 19 has single-handedly imposed a treacherous blow to the health of our citizens and our economy. The pandemic has forced the closure of micro and macro businesses, a massive strain on our healthcare systems, and threathening the lives of our Bahamian population. 

In hindsight, this dilemma has certainly revealed our vulnerabilities, magnified the current financial state of the country, and intensifies the need to strengthen other industries to ensure future food security and financial sustainability. 

We are challenged with having to cut our work hours, reduce our contact with each other by distancing, eliminating all forms of socialization, and even godly fellowship in our churches and resort to wearing a mask.

Credit Unions made the necessary adjustments to it’s operating hours to accommodate the needs of their members, implemented Member Financial Relief efforts to assist members who have been adversely affected by the loss of jobs and the temporary collapse in the economy.  All Credit Unions strictly observed the prevention strategies, fully enforcing social distancing and sanitization protocols. 

We are still able to how can this be accomplished? Is it possible? CERTAINLY. However, this must be a collective effort to RESET and REBUILD. It is not too late to achieve our original goal, but this cannot happen if we seize or slow our efforts to position ourselves for a new boost. i

International Credit Union Day

Educational Donation

This year commemorates the the 72nd anniversary of the International Credit Union Day which is recognized to reflect upon the union movement’s history, promote it’s achievements, credit recognize hard work and enhance the communities in which we live. 
In an effort to uplift, encourage and support our youth we embrace the 72nd ICU Day’s theme of “inspiring hope”.

Concern for Community

In true commitment to our Cooperative principle of concern for community, the Credit Union Movement is pleased to make this very important contribution to the Ministry of Education to provide $30,000 worth of devices. This is to ensure that the children of our communities are equipped to effectively function in this new virtual learning environment.

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Hurricane Dorian Relief

The Bahamas experienced the damaging effects of the monster storm Dorian which catastrophically impacted the islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco. Many lives have been impacted by  loss of family members, homes and businesses. The recovery process has began and it is anticipated that these islands will be returned to their former glory.

Project Storm Break

This initiative was launched at World Credit Union Conference held here in the Bahamas at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island. Donors from World Council of Credit Unions and the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions has contributed $20,000.00 to purchase supplies.

Grand Bahama Distribution

Representatives from the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions accompanied the Board of Directors to Grand Bahama where Hurricane relief supplies were distributed to members who were affected.

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Our Team

Committed to ensuring the growth of the cooperative movement and fostering the a higher level of service with excellence.

Stephanie Missick - Jones

General Manager

Candice Bain

Business Development Manager

Mavalo Duncanson

Accounts Assistant

Irene Moss

Operations Officer

Sharvone Brice

Marketing Officer

Member Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our members say:

For most of my life I was a single mother and my Credit Union has helped me to achieve all the major goals in life through financial advice, and assistance in a friendly open atmosphere.

catherine Demeritte
National Workers Cooperative Credit Union
I am extremely grateful for the Bahamas Cooperative League and their mission to give back to our community by way of investing in education of students. This scholarship has made life much easier for me as I was able to use it towards my semester fees, textbooks and summer classes.
Jamie Emmanuel
2015 Scholarship Recipient
In the Christmas season of 2009, I lost my home to a devastating fire. I went to all the banks to assist me with a loan to rebuild. When the banks said no, the Credit Union said Yes!

Erika Perpall
Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union

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World Credit Union Conference

World Credit Union Conference is a premiere international conference held each year to provide educational and networking opportunities to credit union leaders once per year.

Aspire to own Home and car show

“Aspire to Own” is a Home and Car Show designed to provide our members and the wider public with information and opportunities for ownership. This event features Credit Unions and other vendors in the home and automobile industries.   

C. U. JAmboree

C.U. Jamboree is a signature event that combines learning, networking and fun for Credit Union employees. 

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