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Multi-active  Cooperative Alliance for Agro -COOP ALAGRO-

Antioquia - Rionegro

Description of Social Entrepreneurship

Alagro is a multi-active cooperative aimed at being a strong trade union representation in milk producers in the region, it has 23 collection tanks in different paths of the municipalities of La Ceja, Rionegro, Guarne, La Unión and San Vicente Ferrer, the producers they take their milk in the morning and afternoon, the cua after being analyzed with platform tests, is refrigerated and stored at a temperature of 4 degrees until it is collected by the tank tank car that takes it to the processors where it is sold as milk from high quality; Likewise, it carries out a series of processed dairy products such as Lechenela, desserts, yogurts, melitos under the LALOLA brand.

What led you to create your Social Entrepreneurship?

Alagro was born with the purpose of sharing efforts to achieve greater sustainability and growth that will generate strong union representation in milk producers in the region and demonstrate the possibilities of small and medium producers.

How does your Social Entrepreneurship impact your community?

Alagro as a cooperative contributes so that its members reach their business goals, providing them with services and solutions to face different agricultural policies and economic openness, seeking regional development through producer sustainability in the field.

What do you dream of happening with your Social Entrepreneurship?

As a cooperative, it is preferred by consumers of dairy products in the Region and the department, because it represents the economic interests of the associations associated with products and services that allow it to compete with quality in the Regional dairy market, being profitable and self-sustaining; In addition, to continue helping its associates in their livestock enterprise and that their economy is not affected by the different agricultural policies.