About Us


Active Membership: 1,820     Total Assets: $63 Million

The U.W.I. (Cave Hill) Co-operative Credit Union Limited was registered on January 29, 1986 in accordance with the Co-operative Societies Act Cap 378. The Society was continued on June 15, 1994 under the Co-operative Societies Act 1990-94. Our Credit Union, which has grown to 1,863 members and $67 million in assets, operates under the co-operative philosophy and the international co-operative principles of:

Democratic Structure

  1. open & voluntary membership
  2. democratic control
  3. non-discrimination
Service to Members
  1. distribution to members
  2. building financial stability
  3. service to members
Social Goals
  1. on-going education
  2. cooperation among cooperatives
  3. social responsibility

We are an Affiliate Member of the Barbados Co-operative & Credit Union League Ltd., which is an association rather than a controlling body. The League provides advice to, education for and lobbies Government and negotiates with other organizations on behalf of the Credit Union. The League is in turn affiliated with the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (CCCU) which is in turn affiliated to the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). The Credit Union is part owner of the Co-operators General Insurance Company Limited.


To be the best provider of opportunity for the improvement of the socio-economic status and the educational advancement of all members through Credit Union products and services in accordance with the Co-operative philosophy and principles.


  • To enlighten members to the benefits of co-operation (and Credit Union membership).
  • To provide comprehensive financial services to members.
  • To develop and maintain camaraderie and member loyalty.
  • To improve our general community.

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