Bangla-Pesa – Empowering a Grassroots Economy

By changing how we think of money and development we can move from poverty to abundance. Bangla-Pesa was shown to increase local trade by 22% in only two weeks in a community of 20,000 people living in a Kenyan slum.

Artwork and Animation by Bodie Shaw

RIPESS is a worldwide network of continental networks promoting the Social Solidarity Economy, in order to transform our economy by putting people and the planet at the center of our activities.