In Venezuela and abroad, Cecosesola holds the reputation for being a leading example in successful and innovative cooperativism. For years they have hosted a continuous flow of visitors- researchers, students and everyday citizens alike- all drawn by the prospect of a working alternative to the capitalist model Read More
“The Bank of Development of Women: A Grassroots Tool for the Construction of a Feminist Solidarity Economy" by Nora Castañeda, president of Banmujer, former professor of public administration and economic development at the Central Venezuela University (UCV). Watch the video. Listen to the English audio file or audio file in Spanish. Read original Spanish presentation. Read More
"Prout and the creation of a socioeconomic system that reconciles justice with freedom, and which is very different from both capitalism and Stalinist type of communism" by Carlos Molina Camacho, a former National Superintendent of Cooperatives, Professor of Cooperative Law in Post Graduate courses at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV). Member of the Bolivarian Society of Venezuela. Author of several books on cooperatives and Bolivarian Values for Young People of the 21st Century. Listen to the English audio file. Read More
"What is PROUT?" by Dada Maheshvarananda, monk, author, activist, director of the Prout Research Institute of Venezuela. Listen to English audio file. - Download Powerpoint.
[Presentation at the First Global Prout Conference in Venezuela, "Building a Solidarity Economy based on Ethics and Ecology", 7 to 9 July 2011, Parque Central - Sala 1, Caracas] Read More