NRECA Intl Showcased at Conventions

Published: July 28th, 2016

PHILADELPHIA—NRECA International likes to say it electrifies one village at a time. In July, NRECA leaders helped educate elected officials about those efforts one political convention at a time. At the Democratic and Republican gatherings, NRECA... Read more


Kilimanjaro Trip Helps NRECA Int’l.

Published: July 11th, 2016

Some people enter a walkathon to raise money for charity. Steve Rhodes will be walking, but not down a street or around a track. The co-op CEO is going 19,341 feet up Mount Kilimanjaro and hoping... Read more


Drinking Water for a Remote Land

Published: July 4th, 2016

Would you take four planes, an 11-hour bus ride and then spend two hours in a truck to get to your vacation destination? Rachel Schur Wagner did, and it was no day at the beach. The... Read more


In Memoriam: Samuel E. Bunker

Published: June 14th, 2016

Samuel E. Bunker, a member of the Cooperative Hall of Fame who led NRECA’s International Programs Division for more than a decade, died June 10. He was 88. Bunker was at the helm of the IPD... Read more


NRECA International Heads to Kenya

Published: May 30th, 2016

Looking at photos of Nairobi, you see a modern capital city with skyscrapers, so it’s hard to believe that about half of Kenya’s households lack electricity. Still, it’s a fact—and one that NRECA International is taking... Read more


Co-ops’ Global Reach Highlighted

Published: February 29th, 2016

One of the Philippines’ worst hours was in 2013, when Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, devastated parts of the country. Thirty-three rural electric cooperatives suffered heavy damages; nine were nearly destroyed.... Read more

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CoBank Backs NRECA International

Published: February 17th, 2016

NEW ORLEANS—It seemed like déjà vu at the NRECA annual meeting’s International Lunch, as CoBank announced another $250,000 donation to NRECA International. “We consider it a real privilege to be in a position to be able... Read more