Grassroots Economics News

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.

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.

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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!)

Bangla-Pesa - Can we do it again?

The local government through the Kenya National Assembly, Jomvu Minister of Parliament as well a Mombasa County Assembly representative have expressed their desire that Koru-Kenya focus on replicating the benefits of the Bangla-Pesa program in a nearby informal settlement named Ganahola.

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.

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