complementary currency

Bangla-Pesa Survey Results Feb-2014

Read about how Bangla-Pesa is effecting an informal settlement in Kenya through our recent survey results.

Marciana's struggle, porridge and Bangla-Pesa

“I used to be without food because we wouldn't have enough Kenyan Shillings, now I can eat even when I don’t have the Kenyan Shillings because I still have the Bangla-Pesa to use.”

Sustainable Programs and Complementary Currencies

Now in 2014, at this advanced stage in global capitalism it is evident that alternative economic development programs must go hand in hand with environmental and community development programs.

Margrit Kennedy - Thank you

One of our largest supporters and inspirations has passed on. Our whole team and the community of Bangladesh, Kenya wish to offer condolences to the friends and family of Dr. Margrit Kennedy.

Church Offerings (Sadaka) in Bangla-Pesa

Bangla-Pesa (Complementary Currency as tithing)

Faith based organizations (FBOs) are beginning to step up their usage of Bangla-Pesa to increase community services.

Bangla-Pesa reloaded

We've been waiting since May 29th 2013 for this and it is finally here! Bangla-Pesa is back moving through the community. We've re-registered from scratch 100 small business members so far (hoping to reach 200+ by years end), since the official relaunch. The newly designed Bangla-Pesa just arrived in the mail today (to replace those that the police took and refused to return) - featuring a shiny hologram.

Bangla-Pesa ReLaunch

Bangla-Pesa was officially relaunched today in partnership with the Kenyan Government. There was a unanimous request from government representatives to replicate these programs to other areas in the County.

No Nonsense Bangla-Pesa Crew Getting Ready

The Bangla-Pesa crew is getting ready for our November 23rd re-launch. We have confirmed guests from parliament, the governors office, police, district and other local authorities as well as the Women's Rep. for the County.