International Credit Union (ICU) Day® celebrates the spirit of the global credit union movement. The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement’s history, promote its achievements, recognize the hard work and share member experiences. International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948.
The ultimate goal is to raise awareness about the great work that credit unions are doing around the world and give members the opportunity to get more engaged. The day of festivities for credit unions and financial cooperatives globally include fundraisers, open houses, contests, picnics and parades.
This years (2017) International Credit Union (ICU) Day® falls on Thursday, October 2017 worldwide under the theme — “Credit Unions; Dreams Thrive Here”. This illustrates how credit union and other financial cooperatives serve as catalysts to make different professions, personal choices and career paths real.
The Greater Accra Chapter of Ghana Co-operative Credit Union Association (CUA) Limited will host the 2017 National Celebration which will take place on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Accra, Great Hall, University of Ghana, Legon.
All Chapters and primary societies are to plan and observe the day in their own small way to create awareness among members and non-member within their area of operation.
Materials for the national event are available at the link below for download.