Author Archives: Forokoop

Our cooperative´s main identity is the cooperation between parents, staff and collaborators

Txantxiku Ikastola was opened in Oñati in 1967, with just 28 students. Ten years later it became a cooperative. Andoni Zendoia is currently in charge of the ikastola and its broad educational offer, as students can study Primary, Secondary and … Continue reading

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Over 130 years of trade, products and local service in Araia

La Unión Obrera, S.Coop. Consumer Cooperative Over 130 years of trade, products and local services in the Llanada Alavesa district   The Cooperative will run different events to promote partner loyalty and bring in the younger population. Founded in 1886, … Continue reading

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Euskadi is a worldwide benchmark in the Worker cooperatives

We are interviewing the Basque Government Social Economy Director to find out what he thinks about the cooperative model and its weight and representation within Basque institutions, as well as the regional government’s different lines of action for the Basque … Continue reading

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GSEF2018 – october 2nd tuesday

The GSEF2018 program, Global Social Economy Forum is large, divided into 5 plenary sessions and 42 workshops. On this second day, the Basque Cooperatives want to highlight: 9:00-10:15 Auditorium Commitment to Social Economy: approach from different continents María Jesús San … Continue reading

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GSEF2018 – october 1st monday

The GSEF2018 program, Global Social Economy Forum is large, divided into 5 plenary sessions and 42 workshops. On this first day, the Basque Cooperatives want to highlight: 9:00-10:15 Auditorium Opening session Rosa Lavín, President of EGES, Basque Social Economy Network … Continue reading

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GSEF2018 – 4th Global Social Economy Forum

GSEF2018-Bilbao The Global Social Economy Forum – GSEF 2018 represents the fourth edition of the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF), an important international conference which commenced in the city of Seoul in 2013, in cooperation with its local allies in … Continue reading

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ERKIDE-Irakaskuntza strengthens its commitment to innovative educational experiences

Una delegación de ERKIDE-Irakaskuntza integrada por 72 personas ha viajado recientemente a Madrid para conocer de primera mano experiencias innovadoras en materia educativa. El origen de esta visita pedagógica, que tuvo lugar del 16 al 18 de abril, se sitúa … Continue reading

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The companies of the future should have the values of the Cooperatives

MAIER S. Coop. nació hace 45 años, con el objetivo de generar puestos de trabajo de calidad en Busturialdea. Hoy tiene 14 sedes en todo el mundo y da empleo a más de 3.000 personas. Son hábiles en la fabricación … Continue reading

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The Cooperatives get in SPRI Board – Basque business development agency

Una de las viejas aspiraciones, y reivindicaciones, del Movimiento Cooperativo Vasco perteneciente a la Economía Social de Euskadi, ha sido alcanzada: ha entrado a formar parte del Consejo de Administración de SPRI, y en la reunión que éste celebró el … Continue reading

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The contribution of the consumer-member of a cooperative project has been, and it is essencial for the development

New technologies are changing the consumer and companies that offer products and services What is ERKIDE-Kontsumo? Consumer cooperativism has historically been represented through a Federation of its own called FeCoE, Basque Consumer Cooperatives Federation, established in 1988. This is the … Continue reading

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