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We agree to pause

Why Thousand Currents takes a week off of regular work each year.

July 30, 2019

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A new perception of property

How ISMUGUA is building a community center rooted in natural and holistic wellbeing.

June 03, 2019

AfricaGrassroots Leadership

Not just possible…inevitable.

How IYWD supports young women to envision the Zimbabwe they want to see

May 21, 2019

What We Do

2 new directors, 2 new stars in our constellation

Katherine Zavala is the new Director of Grassroots Partnerships and Gaithiri Siva is the new Buen Vivir Fund Director at Thousand Currents.

May 17, 2019


The dangerous women in our lives

And the important lessons we learn from them about challenging the status quo

May 10, 2019

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When it came to money, grandmother knew best

How can grassroots wisdom transform financial systems?

April 27, 2019

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Remembering Ana Paula Hernández

Katherine Zavala remembers her counterpart at the Fund for Global Human Rights, who died with three colleagues in a car accident in Guatemala. 

April 09, 2019

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Philanthropists are missing promising climate change solutions

New report shows overlooked grassroots leaders are already working effectively to cool the planet.

March 13, 2019

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Building power on International Women’s Day: 8 women you should know

All over the world women are speaking up, organizing, and supporting one another to transform communities.

March 07, 2019

AsiaGrassroots Leadership

In pursuit of understanding on International Women’s Day

Many rural women in Nepal do not think that International Women’s Day is relevant to them.

March 07, 2019