Economic empowerment and community agency are the new humanitarian aid. In this episode, we’re exploring the power of digital currencies to spark economic activity and build resilience in refugee communities with Danish Red Cross’ Adam Bornstein.
How do you jumpstart an economy in a community that has no money? Create a new currency. Will Ruddick is one of the directors of Grassroots Economics, a non-profit foundation focused on community development through economic empowerment and community currency programs. By creating new and secure currencies with blockchain, marginalized communities can more easily become self-sustaining economies.