Objectives & Principles


  • Provide financial services including Liquidity management to its members
  • Provide financial linkage and intermediation to all members country wide
  • Provide all other co-operative development support services demanded and approved by its members.

We offer a variety of financial and non-financial services to support co-operative growth. Our goal is to build a strong Co-operative Movement in Uganda. We are achieving this by focusing mainly on providing

Strategic Goal: Grow UCCFS into a strong and sound national central co-operative financial institution

Mandate: Co-operative Financial Services for Co-operators Economic Empowerment


In addition to the co-operative principles we also believe in living and working RITE at UCCFS!

Core Values (RITE) stands for

  • Responsibility,
  • Integrity,
  • Transparency and
  • Equity

UCCFS is a cooperative and it operates under the cooperative principles which include:

  • Open and voluntary membership
  • Democratic member control
  • Members' economic participation
  • Autonomy and independence
  • Education, training, and information
  • Cooperation among cooperatives
  • Concern for the community
Uganda Central Co-operatives Financial Services (UCCFS)


UCCFS is member owned, used, controlled and benefited co-operative. It is governed by the Board of Directors elected by the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Board Members are elected on the basis of Knowledge, skills, Regional and Gender representation. Other committees includes Credit/Loans, Supervisory and Finance