education

Education and Business Cycles

At Grassroots Economics, we believe that every child has a right to education hence we have a role to play in ensuring that our next generation of leaders have access to education.

Update from Kangemi-Pesa Nairobi

School accepting Kangemi-Pesa Community Currency in Nairobi's Kawangware Informal Settlement

The typical member of the network is a small business selling products or services answering the daily needs of the community (Food, Education, charcoal, groceries…). He/she is using between 50 to 100 Kangemi-Pesa (0.5-1$) a day with 2 to 5 other members.

Wanjala Visits Bangladesh

Bangla-Pesa supported students

Francis Wanjala is the headmaster at Sifa Childrens' Home in Nairobi. After making his first trip to Mombasa he shared with us his experiences and desire to bring the Bangla-Pesa program to Nairobi.

School Fees with Bangla-Pesa

July has seen the Bangla-Pesa program surpass 200 accepting businesses and the introduction of three primary schools into the trading network.