We have curated a set of guides & guidance for coops to navigate this difficult time.
Concern for Community
This is truly a cooperative moment where cooperative principle 7 must be the focus. History has shown us that collaborative, mutually supportive communities are the ones that are most successful at sustainably recovering from large disasters.
Our COVID-19 guidance will be regularly reviewed and updated when appropriate. Please pay attention to directions specific to your country and region along with what is compiled here. Information and situations change rapidly.
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Cooperative Development Organizations: find resources here for CDOs who are seeking advice on implementing international projects during this pandemic.
Cooperatives: this section houses curated COVID-19 information from trusted and known sources for cooperatives and individuals.
Cooperative Action: find case studies and examples of cooperatives pivoting toward their communities and providing services to their members here.
COVID-19 at a glance.
Cooperative Guidance from the ICA: read a message to all cooperatives from the International Cooperative Alliance.
Current COVID-19 Cases Worldwide: view a snapshot of the current pandemic from WHO’s dashboard.
Avoid scam sites selling COVID related products: this New York Times article discusses a recent surge in falsified vendor sites popping up during the pandemic.
Use caution when seeking assistance: find guidance from the Federal Trade Commission on known scams and how to avoid them.