January 31, 2014   by

Previously we have talked about how to tell that you have lost respect in the Chama.  Yes, respect is very important if you want to get somewhere with your Chama.  In fact, in order for a Chama to be successful, there... View Article

January 30, 2014   by

A basic accounting system is one of the cornerstones of any successful Chama.  Regardless of the size of your Chama; from a small one with just a handful of members to a large one with many members, you will need... View Article

January 27, 2014   by

Most successful investment groups use a good plan to achieve their goals.  Without a plan, you are likely to lose the plot at some point.  Thus, planning is one of the most important project management and time management techniques. Planning... View Article

January 26, 2014   by

Why your Chama needs a culture No two Chamas are the same.  They differ in terms of investment vision, members and even ideologies.  For these Chamas to accomplish their goals, they must embrace a set of behaviors that will get... View Article

January 25, 2014   by

Besides buying stocks, one of the most popular investments with Chamas is property.  Whilst this is a relatively straight forward sort of investment unlike stocks; you still need some know-how on how to invest the smart way.  Here are some... View Article

January 24, 2014   by

Team building and teamwork skills are critical for your effectiveness as a Chama leader. Team building success is when your Chama can accomplish something bigger and investment goals more effectively than a group of the same individuals investing on their... View Article

January 23, 2014   by

How to manage them  One of the biggest headaches any Chama leader faces is dealing with people problems. Whether it is telling someone they must improve their meeting attendance, or they cannot continue to come in late for meetings, sticky... View Article

January 22, 2014   by

Chama experts agree that the size of the Chama determines just how successful it will be.  Thus when forming your Chama, keep in mind the best size.  The truth is, if the Chama is too small, there’s not enough investment... View Article

January 21, 2014   by

Look around you and you will find some Chamas that have accomplished so much.  Well, this did not just happen, there are some things people in these Chamas do that have helped them meet their success. Sense of purpose In... View Article

January 20, 2014   by

As you lead your Chama, you need to have a number two.  A deputy who will help you run the Chama and also step into your shoes from time to time during your absence.  This is an important official who... View Article

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