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1st reporter (hindi naman lahat pero bala ka ng magpaikli) What is CDA, History Cooperative Development Authority (CDA

) is a government agency created by virtue of Republic Act No. 6939 in compliance with the provisions of Section 15, Article XII of the Philippine Constitution of 1987 which mandates Congress to create an agency to promote the viability and growth of cooperatives as instruments for equity, social justice and economic development. RA 6939 was signed into law on March 10, 1990. The CDA is governed by a Board of Administrators consisting of a Chairman and six members appointed by the President and are chosen from among the nominees of the cooperative sector with two representatives each from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. They serve for a term of six years without reappointment. The Cooperative Development Authority is governed by a Board of Administrators consisting of a Chairman and six members appointed by the President and are chosen from among the nominees of the cooperative sector with two representatives each from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. They serve for a term of six years without reappointment. Lecira V. Juarez is the Chairperson and Board of Administrator of the Cooperative Development Authority. Mission of this agency is to be a proactive and responsive lead agency in advancing and sustaining the growth of the cooperative sector by pursuing a holistic development approach, establishing support systems and structures, and building strong linkages with stakeholders, thereby optimizing benefits to cooperatives in particular and to society in general. And their vision is a strong and visible cooperative sector that is able to create and equitably distribute wealth, expand socioeconomic opportunities, and help bring about conditions to overcome poverty and strengthen the middle class in the Philippines. Mission, Vision

 Assist cooperatives in arranging for financial and other forms of assistance under such terms and conditions as are calculated to strengthen their viability and autonomy.  Coordinate the efforts of the local government units and the private sector in the promotion. their shall be extension offices in the Cities of Dagupan. Naga. their federations and unions.  Register all cooperatives.  Develop and conduct management and training programs upon request of cooperatives that will provide members of cooperatives with the entrepreneurial capabilities.  Require all cooperatives. functions and responsibilities:  Formulate.  Support the voluntary organization and consensual development of activities that promote cooperative movements and provide assistance towards upgrading managerial and technical expertise upon request of the cooperatives concerned. organization and development of cooperatives. Cebu.  Submit an annual report to the President and Congress on the state of the cooperative movement. when necessary. technical and professional assistance to ensure the viability and growth of cooperatives with special concern for agrarian reform.  Establish extension offices as may be necessary and financially viable to implement this Act. duly audited by certified public accountants. and technical skills required for the efficient operation of their cooperatives and inculcate in them the true spirit of cooperativism and provide. without prejudice to the right of cooperatives to directly receive and administer such grants and donations upon agreement with the grantors and donor thereof.  Order the cancellation after due notice and hearing of the cooperatives certificate of registration for non-compliance with administrative requirements and in case of voluntary dissolution.  Impose and collect reasonable fees and charges in connection with registration of cooperatives. including their divisions. managerial expertise.  Formulate and adopt continuing policy initiatives consultations with the cooperative sector through public hearing. their federations and unions to submit their annual financial statements.Powers and Functions RA6939 has granted the CDA the powers. dissolutions or liquidation.  Administer all grants and donations coursed through the Government for cooperative development. Initially. fishery and economically depressed sectors. and general information sheets. It shall also register the transfer of all or substantially all of their assets and liabilities and such other matters as may be required by the authority.  Adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of its internal operations. consolidations. adopt and implement integrated and comprehensive plans and programs on cooperative development consistent with the national policy on cooperatives and the overall socio-economic development plans of the Government. and  Exercise such other functions as may be necessary to implement the provisions of cooperative laws and. Iloilo. the Authority may summarily punish for direct contempt any person guilty of misconduct in the presence of the Authority which seriously interrupts any . in the performance thereof. Cagayan de Oro and Davao. Manila.

hearing or inquiry with a fine of not more than Five hundred pesos (P500. They are appointed by the President and are chosen from among the nominees of the cooperative sector with two (2) representatives each from Luzon. They serve for a term of six (6) years without reappointment. Visayas. SANTIAGUEL. Acts consisting indirect contempt as defined under Rule 71 of the Rules of Court shall be punished in accordance with the said rule. and Mindanao. or both.00) or imprisonment of not more than ten (10) days. EMMANUEL M. Chairman NELON B. Ph. Organizational Structure Board of Administrators ( with Picture and brief explanation about them) The Cooperative Development Authority is governed by the Board of Administrators consisting of a Chairman and six (6) members. ALINDOGAN .D.

communication. CASTILLO. What are the types of Cooperatives? Cooperatives may fall under any of the following types: 1. who have voluntarily joined together to achieve their social. Multi-Purpose Cooperative : combines two (2) or more of the business activities of these different types of cooperatives. Administrator ATTY. Credit Cooperative : is one that promotes and undertakes savings and lending services among its members. labor. Service Cooperative : is one which engages in medical and dental care. 4. economic and cultural needs and aspirations by making equitable contributions to the capital required.Administrator MERCEDES D. Marketing Cooperative : is one which engages in the supply of production inputs to members and markets their products. Ph. hospitalization. DISIMBAN Administrator (On Secondment Status to DA. CASTILLO Administrator EULOGIO T. TAGO Administrator PENDATUN D. shall be deemed a product of the cooperative and its members. housing. electric light and power. 5.D.ARMM)\ 2nd Reporter What is Cooperative? (According to CDA) A cooperative is an autonomous and duly registered association of persons. 6. It generates a common pool of funds in order to provide financial assistance and other related financial services to its members for productive and provident purposes. Consumer Cooperative : is one the primary purpose of which is to procure and distribute commodities to members and non-members. Producers Cooperative : is one that undertakes joint production whether agricultural or industrial. 3. sold in the name of and for the account of the cooperative. patronizing their products and services and accepting a fair share of risks and benefits of the undertaking in accordance with the universally accepted cooperative principles. . Any end product or its derivative arising from the raw materials produced by its members. professional and other services. PAISALIN P. insurance. It is formed and operated by its members to undertake the production and processing of raw materials or goods produced by its members into finished or processed products for sale by the cooperative to its members and non-members. 2.D. transportation. with a common bond of interest.

including the self-employed. 17. land consolidation or land management in areas covered by agrarian reform. Health Services Cooperative : is one organized for the primary purpose of providing medical. 9. notwithstanding the provisions of Republic Act No. 12. Transport Cooperative : is one which includes land and sea transportation. and 21. Fishermen Cooperative : is one organized by marginalized fishermen in localities whose products are marketed either as fresh or processed products. land development. Other types of Cooperatives : as may be determined by the Authority. 8. 18. Cooperative Bank : is one organized for the primary purpose of providing a wide range of financial services to cooperatives and their members. 14.7. 19. acquisition and operation of sub transmission or distribution to its household members. Its principal purpose is to provide employment and business opportunities to its members and manage it in accordance with cooperative principles. It is co-owned and controlled by its members. Housing Cooperative : is one organized to assist or provide access to housing for the benefit of its regular members who actively participate in the savings program for housing. otherwise known as the Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001. dental. Advocacy Cooperative : is a primary cooperative which promotes and advocates cooperativism among its members and the public through socially-oriented projects. research and communication. who are at the same time the members and owners of the enterprise.9155. Agrarian Reform Cooperative : is one organized by marginal farmers majority of which are agrarian reform beneficiaries for the purpose of developing an appropriate system of land tenure. 10. 11. 16. Education Cooperative : is one organized for the primary purpose of owning and operating licensed educational institutions. . including hybrid systems. 20. Dairy Cooperative : is one whose members are engaged in the production of fresh milk which may be processed and/or marketed as dairy products. and other health services. utilizing renewable sources. as defined or classified under the Philippine maritime laws. Insurance Cooperative : is one engaged in the business of insuring life and property of cooperatives and their members. limited to small vessels. 15. Workers Cooperative : is one organized by workers. 13. Financial Service Cooperative : is one organized for the primary purpose of engaging in savings and credit services and other financial services. and other similar activities to reach out to its intended beneficiaries. organized under the provisions of RA 9520. operate and manage waters systems for the provision and distribution of potable water for its members and their households. education and training. Electric Cooperative : is one organized for the primary purpose of undertaking power generation. Water Service Cooperative : is one organized to own.

A. documents or any valuable papers in the safes of the municipal or city treasurers and other government offices free of charge. (4) In areas where appropriate cooperatives exist the preferential right to supply government institutions and agencies rice. shall enjoy the free use of any available space in their agency. (3) Cooperatives rendering special types of services and facilities such as cold storage. electricity. Secondary-the members of which are primaries. tobacco and other agricultural commodities produced by their members shall be granted to the cooperatives concerned. . (6) Preferential and equitable treatment in the allocation or control of bottomries of commercial shipping vessels in connection with the shipment of goods and products of cooperatives. ice plant. (7) Cooperatives and their federations. and such cooperatives shall open their membership to all persons qualified in their areas of operation. 9520 can enjoy the following privileges: (1) Cooperatives shall enjoy the privilege of depositing their sealed cash boxes or containers. shall have preferential rights in management of public markets and/or lease of public market facilities.What are the categories of Cooperatives? Cooperative shall be categorized according to membership and territorial consideration. (2) Cooperatives organized among government employees. eggs. stall or spaces. vegetables. What are the Privileges of a Cooperative? Cooperative registered under R. fish and other marine products meat. whether owned or rented by the Government. cooperatives shall be categorized into:    Primary-the members of which are natural persons. transportation. and the custodian of such articles shall issue a receipt acknowledging the articles received duly witnessed by another person. milk. corn and other grains. Tertiary-the members of which are secondary cooperatives. and similar services and facilities shall secure a franchise therefor. (5) Preferential treatment in the allocation of fertilizers and in rice distribution shall be granted to cooperatives by the appropriate government agencies. In terms of membership. notwithstanding any law or regulation to the contrary. such as market vendor cooperatives.

Determining your problems and needs will also help you classify the kind of cooperative you will be organizing. There are nine (9) steps suggested in setting up a cooperative. It requires an understanding of the basic needs of the prospective cooperative members. power generation. FIRST. 3rd Reporter How to Organize a Cooperative? Organizing a cooperative can be complex and simple. a dedicated core group people who will do all the organizational and paper works is a must.You must have at least 15 members to do that. banking or insurance and other similar needs. You may want to include increasing your production. and (12) The appropriate housing agencies and government financial institutions shall create a special window for financing housing projects undertaken by cooperatives. working communities may . without need for individual processing. But it can be too easy because the Cooperative Code of the Philippines (RA 6938) has devised very clearcut steps for the cooperative organizer and members. It demands patience from the organizer who must make the cooperative's long-term goals and objectives. (11) shall have the preferential right in the management of the canteen and other services related to the operation of the educational institution where they are employed: Cooperatives organized by faculty members and employees of educational institutions Provided. and other eligible papers with the Development Bank of the Philippines. or better than those given for socialized housing projects. including government-owned and controlled corporations shall be exempt from pre-qualification bidding requirements.(8) Credit cooperatives and/or federations shall be entitled to loans. credit assistance. and (10) Cooperatives shall enjoy the privilege of being represented by the provincial or city fiscal or the Office of the Solicitor General. marketing your produce. That such services are operated within the premises of the said educational institution. The following are the basic information that the prospective members should understand before organizing a cooperative. This financing shall be in the form of blanket loans to qualified cooperatives. except when the adverse party is the Republic of the Philippines. (9) Cooperatives transacting business with the Government of the Philippines or any of its political subdivisions or any of its agencies or instrumentalities. the Philippine National Bank. Even before a cooperative is set up. with interest rates and terms equal to. the Land Bank of the Philippines and other financial institutions except the Central Bank of the Philippines. rediscounting of their loan notes. free of charge. From this core group. 1.Get organized. credit lines. and its visions a real part of the members' lives. At once determine the common problems you would want solved and the basic needs you would want provided for through a cooperative.

FOURTH. (e) the names. 6. 3. Reserved your proposed cooperative name. (f) the common bond of membership. . A reservation fee shall apply. and (h) The amount of its share capital. before a notary public. Prepare the articles of cooperation. The articles of cooperation shall be signed by each of the organizers and acknowledged by them if natural persons. 5. and by the chairpersons or secretaries. 2. (b) the purpose or purposes and scope of business for which the cooperative is to be registered. (d) the area of operation and the postal address of its principal office. nationality and the postal addresses of the registrants.Prepare a general statement called an economic survey. FIFTH. officer and employee handling funds. the names and residences of its contributors. SIXTH. Mandatory contents of the articles of cooperation are the following: (a) the name of the cooperative. (g) The list of names of the directors who shall manage the formed to set things moving. 4. the size of membership and other pertinent data in a format provided by the Authority. . secretariat to name a few. The structure and actual staffing pattern shall include a bookkeeper. secondary or tertiary. Secure and fill up Cooperative Name Reservation Request Form (CNRRF). THIRD. Prepare the cooperative's by-laws. The by-laws contain the rules and regulations governing the operation of the cooperative. Economic Survey is a general statement describing. if juridical persons. finance. This must be submitted to CDA Central Office or any of its Extension Office. SECOND. and a statement of whether the cooperative is primary. which must include the word "cooperative". Every director. A surety bond should be secured from a duly registered insurance or bonding company. These committees may include membership. Secure bond of accountable officer(s). executive. This should indicate the area of operation. (c) the term of existence of cooperative. among others. the structure and purposes of the proposed cooperative.

7. Submit the following required documents in four (4) copies: Four (4) copies each of the Economic Survey. Execute Treasurers Affidavit. The board of directors shall determine the adequacy of such bonds. and at least twenty-five per centum (25%) of the total subscription has been paid should be executed and to be attached to the articles of cooperation. A sworn statement of the treasurer elected by the subscribers showing that at least twenty-five per centum (25%) of the authorized share capital has been subscribed. Articles of Cooperation and By-Laws duly notarized.  Economic Survey.00). and How much should be paid for the registration of Cooperative? . Register your cooperative with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA). The paid-up share capital shall not be less than Fifteen thousand pesos (P15. 8.  Certificate of PMES.  Surety bond of acountable officers.  Articles of Cooperation and By-Laws. SEVENTH.000.  Approved Cooperative Name Reservation Slip.securities or property on behalf of the cooperative shall be covered by this. Complete the Pre-Membership Education Seminar (PMES). Where do we register Cooperative. A prospective member of a primary cooperative must have completed a Pre-Membership Education Seminar (PMES).. NINTH. 9. EIGHTH.  Treasurer's Affidavit. A Certificate of PMES must be secured from the training provider..


Immaculate Conception.The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) is the sole government agency mandated to register all types of cooperatives. Quezon City. Prospective cooperatives must submit their application to the CDA Extension Office where the principal office of the cooperative is located.. The following are the amount of fees to be paid for the registration of cooperatives. . Its main office is located at 827 Aurora Blvd. .3.Statistics Slide numbers 1.8.