KHEPRWA COMMUNITY STORY
Building Community WealthWe believe the most significant resource in any community is its people. Through relationships our collective assets - social, intellectual, cultural, financial, etc. are unleashed.
Community Empowerment Through Self-MasteryBy improving ourselves and building supportive relationships with those around us, we can better appreciate our incredible capacity to make positive changes in the world.
Our WorkWe work to achieve that change as an organization by focusing on four central tenets: "The Four E’s” Empowerment, Economy, Education, and Environment.
EmpowermentThe way we create an empowered community is through self-mastery and relationship building; it is an underlying element of our principles.
EconomyBuilding a new economy based on cooperation is essential to address the challenges of the present and sustain our communities into the future.
EducationEducation is an essential aspect of everything we do; it encompasses critical thinking, skill acquisition and intergenerational mentorship.
EnvironmentWe seek to align our behaviors and beliefs to promote a healthy, sustainable environment for all forms of life on earth.
COMMUNITY WEALTH BUILDING INITIATIVES
Alkhemy cultivates an ecosystem that supports the successful launch and growth of social, cooperative enterprises to build community wealth, agency, and a vibrant local economy in low-income communities of color and under-resourced communities.
KHEPRW INTEGRATED FUND
The Kheprw Integrated Fund (KIF) aims to combat the financial challenges faced by small businesses in communities of color and in disinvested communities.
COMMUNITY LAND TRUST
The Indianapolis Community Land Trust (CLT) works to equip Black, Brown and low-income Indy residents to use land and housing to build community wealth, self-reliance and self-determination, inclusive of creating permanently affordable housing
The Indy Affordable Modification (IndyAMP) Program allows homeowners living in areas adversely affected by COVID-19 to refinance mortgage debt at a below-market interest rate for up to 30-years. IndyAMP allows owners to remain in their homes, become current with their mortgages, and lower their monthly payment.
OCTAVIA'S VISIONARY CAMPUS
Octavia’s Visionary Campus (OVC) is Kheprw's 17 acre property on the southside of Indianapolis that is inspired by the writer, Octavia E. Butler. With this land we plan on continuing to inspire and support our community through education, empowerment, economy, and environment.