Community Economies in the Global South
Case Studies of Rotating Savings, Credit Associations, and Economic Cooperation
Caroline Shenaz Hossein and Christabell P.J.
Table of Contents
Foreword, Naila Kabeer
1. An Introduction: ROSCAs as Living Proof of Diverse Community Economies, Caroline Shenaz Hossein and Christabell P.J.
I Latin America and the Caribbean
2. Learning about Money Cooperatives: The Modern Juntas in Peru, Belinda Román, Samiré Adam, and Ana Paula Saravia
3. Caribbean Women s Use of Susu, Partner, Sol and Box-hand as Quiet Resistance, Caroline Shenaz Hossein
4. Alajo Shomolu: Money, Credit and Banking the Nigerian Ajo Way, Salewa Olawoye-Mann
5. Mother, Here Is Your Stone: The Story of Susu in Ghana, Samuel Kwaku Bonsu
6. Stokvels: A South African Innovation in Economic Justice for Women, Ann Armstrong
7. Community Building and Ubuntu: Using Osusu in the Kangbeng-Kafoo Women s Group in The Gambia, Haddy Njie
III South East Asia and India
8. A Quiet Resistance: Karen Woman Entrepreneurs Leading Savings Groups in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand, Istvan Rado and Seri Thongmak
9. Arisan: Producing Economies of Care in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Ririn Haryani and Kelly Dombroski
10. Money Pool (Hụi/Họ) in the Mekong Delta: An Old Way of Doing Finance in Rural Vietnam, Nga Dao
11. Keralite Women s Collective Finance in South India: The Kudumbashree Movement and Indigenous Finance, Christabell P.J.
12. Conclusion: Indigeneity, Politicized Consciousness and Lived Experience in Community Economies, Caroline Shenaz Hossein and Mary Njeri Kinyanjui