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Stories of our partners' impact

Alternative EconomiesGlobalWhat We Do

Can we remove the fear from our economy?

The inspiration behind the Buen Vivir Fund is to re-imagine our economy and our investment practices.

March 13, 2018

What We Do

What it means to “trust the process”

Reflections on stepping back, letting go of control, and relaxing into the unknown.

March 09, 2018

Our Community

«Confiando en el proceso» y por qué intentarlo

Por Ari Sahagún (In English here) Puntos clave El proceso es importante. Es la manera en que se incluyen o excluyen nuestras voces, la manera en que se mantiene o…

March 09, 2018

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

“We resist through the art”

The women of AFEDES stand up to corporate theft of Mayan designs.

November 15, 2016

Alternative EconomiesGlobal

Rebuilding economic systems

We’re starting an investment fund from scratch and it’s NOT business as usual.

November 15, 2016

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

A new bottom line

Putting people over profits means a new bottom line.

May 06, 2016

AsiaClimate Justice

Here’s your evidence

Need evidence that bottom-up approaches work?

December 17, 2015

AsiaFood Sovereignty

Well, well, well…

How one small farmer could see his family’s future in a northern Indian desert.

July 14, 2015

AsiaGrassroots Leadership

Mobilizing millions

Rural women in Nepal are transforming the economic and political landscape in their country.

November 05, 2014

Grassroots LeadershipLatin America

Indigenous. Woman. Leader.

AFEDES makes sure these three words are found together more often.

November 05, 2013