Grassroots News

A New Kind of Cash

Cash is still king. Just a different kind of cash.

Targeting cash as the enemy of the poor is sadly short sighted and self serving coming from the big money behind the Gates foundation.

Bangla-Pesa Waste, Volleyball and Nairobi

Bangla-Pesa waste collection group

This week we saw Bangla-Pesa inspiring waste collection, volleyball games and starting to spread to Nairobi.

Growing up is hard

Growing up is hard. It’s especially hard if you’re living on the streets in Mombasa, or if your misbehavior in your community led to your short-term imprisonment in a correctional facility.

Roller Derby + Star Wars = Panties

Star Wars Roller Derby Panty Program

Last Sunday marked the culmination of partnerships with an unexpected collection of people who came together to support the education and reproductive health of school-aged girls in Kenya.

Registration and Exchange Visits

Bungoma - Bangladesh Exchange Visit

Last week the Bangladesh Business Network was 'finally' given it's official registration papers by the Kenyan Government. The doors are open now for other communities to follow.

Help Support Community Currencies

Community Currency

Join us in making history by removing Dependency from Development! Empower communities to pull themselves out of poverty by helping them develop and manage their own community currency.

Elections, Service, Mapping and Nairobi

Bangladesh Business Network - Business Map

Community elections, environmental and health services, business networking and our first group outside of Mombasa County (Kangemi-Pesa!)

Respect on the Streets

Group discussion on Street Harassment

The overwhelming message generated from these discussions was the idea that we have to be careful with each other.

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