5. Applying the framework in your own context


The final step of the units is for you to reflect on your own experiences of co-operatives – whether through your direct involvement as a co-operative member or through work in a group or organisation that supports or links to co-operatives.

As I noted at the start, although the case studies in this unit are about co-operative unions in Malawi, some of the experiences will be familiar. In addition, the resilience framework can be used in any context.

In this light, in your last two hours of study, try out the following activity.

5.1 Reflecting on your experience