Increasing social capital
Encouraging collective action
SHOFCO Urban Network (SUN)
SUN brings together individuals and households through social groups run independently using our services and organizes them to actively seek tangible change in their community and society at large. SUN seeks to build a strong urban network with the vision of giving the urban poor the voice.
There were a total of 247,624 SUN members in 2021. SUN has created a self-sustaining Group Savings and Loans program for the members and their immediate families with 14,808 active saving groups. More than 50% of SUN members are under the age of 35 years.