We want to show how local initiatives, strong communities and creativity could start a movement able to change our energetic, economic and democratic systems. We need to find new paths leading to common prosperity and resilience. This movie is not claiming to have all the answers, but it definitely shows some great people inventing and trying to start the movement. We hope these stories of the future will make you feel powerful and passionate about what you can do in your own life, job, community, neighborhood, to give purpose and meaning to your actions. Some topics that will go into further detail in this feature are as such.
02. Cooperative economics
Cooperative economics was the cornerstone of Nile Valley culture. The Ancient Egyptians understood that in order to be successful they had to work together collectively and amongst their neighbors. Cooperative economics is an inclusive economic discipline and when executed correctly the community as a whole benefits. In order for cooperative economics to be successful we must support the businesses in our communities and we must foster entrepreneurship.
01. Economic Empowerment
Economic empowerment through economic literacy is having the knowledge of and the capacity of women and men to participate in, contribute to and benefit from growth processes in ways that recognize the value of their contributions, respect their dignity and make it possible to negotiate a fairer distribution of the benefits of growth. This film not only focuses on economic empowerment but delivers methods on how to achieve knowledge and understanding.
04. THE HAPI MOVEMENT
The HAPI movement is the execution of ideas and concepts set forth for the development of our economic empowerment. Success is being prepared for the opportunity when it presents itself. Our primary objective is to provide the community with information and dialogue that stimulates their economic growth. It’s NOT just a film it’s a HAPI MOVEMENT!!!
03. BLACK BUSINESSES
Black businesses must continue to expand their impact and reach within the community. They must also continue to expand their networks throughout the African continent and African Diaspora. Black business development is the core of our economic empowerment and it is through this enterprise, we can address other institutions dedicated to economic stimulus within the Black community.