Being a Member

Rights and Responsibilities of the Members:

Rights:
The right to vote and nominate in accordance with the relevant articles of the constitution;
The right to participate as much as possible in all the membership functions and activities.

Duties:
To support the Kolping Society in all its established groupings, and to contribute actively towards the realization of its program;
To pay fees determined by the appropriate committees.

Benefits of Joining Kolping

  • Spiritual enrichment through retreats, Bible sharing and studies and celebrations of Kolping specific days.
  • Participation in programs and trainings organized on the KF level and national level:
    Vocational trainings (welding, beauty care, food processing, massage, etc.)
  • Socio-political engagement through:
    • Advocacy on Dignity of Labor (decent salary for decent work)
    • International Solidarity
    • Family support
    • Work and Occupation
    • Ecological Issues (climate change, wise use of resources, food sufficiency, organic farming, etc)
    • Economic Development (livelihood, small business)
    • Innovative sustainable projects, savings and credit schemes (insurance, micro lending)