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Creating a Caring Economy

Creating a Caring Economy

Nora Castañeda (Author)

  • Publisher: Crossroads Books
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 72
  • Released: Jan 1, 2006
  • ISBN-13: 9780954437220


President Chávez has said: "To abolish poverty we must give power to the poor." Women, who are 70% of the poor, have made themselves the starting point of change. The extraordinary Womens Development Bank (Banmujer) is part of the process of revolutionizing Venezuela's economy: promoting grassroots self-activity backed by the oil revenue. Its president, Nora Castañeda, describes how Banmujer is providing a path-breaking framework for building a movement which is "creating an economy at the service of human beings."

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