Banyankole Kweterana Co-operative Union (BKCU), is a registered Co-operative Union No.1490 with Registrar of Co-operatives, Uganda Government and registered on 7th May, 1958.
BKCU is a secondary Union formed by 350 registered shareholder members. Banyankole Kweterana means “People of Ankole region working together”.

It's member base consits of Co-operative coffee farmer societies in the 10 districts of Ankole region i.e. Mbarara, Sheema, Ntungamo, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Mitooma, Bunyarugura, Bushenyi, Rubirizi and Buhweju. BKCU Ltd is an Offfical Coffee Export facility licenced by the Ugandan Coffee Development Authority (UCDA).

 

We provide storage for farmers’ produce/coffee while in the value chain process.
 
We grade FAQ coffee for the members into exportable grades/screens.

 

OUR ETHOS

Vision: A vibrant, Member-centered Co-operative Union in Ankole Region of Uganda.
Mission: To provide efficient production and marketing services to members.
Values: Integrity, Transparency, Fairness, Honesty and Accountability.
Culture: Result Oriented, Teamwork, Image respect, Co-operative Promotion, Member Centred, Respect for Co-operative Principles and Loyalty to own Co-operative.