A cooperative of women to promote women"s businesses in Berlin
Weiberwirtschaft, Berlin is a cooperative of women whose purpose is not to make a profit, but to « improve the starting conditions for women’s businesses and projects by providing commercial space in a business incubator, to create and secure jobs for women, and to empower women in economic, social and cultural areas. Every woman is welcome in the co-operative.
A widely noticed example of an ecologically reconstructed and run business center with space for offices, studios, workshops, shops, restaurants, lofts, and flats - earns revenue only from letting commercial spaces:
1.750 women from Germany and beyond are members
65 women-run companies and nonprofit organizations
Restaurant and café with inexpensive lunch
Kindergarten for 10 months to 6 year-olds at a guaranteed low cost for every mother who rents a room.