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Bangla Pesa Community Currency Organiser Arrested in Kenya

Please would you put your social media skills to really great use by sharing this pin with your networks and in doing so help to keep 6 innocent people out of a Kenyan jail. They (mostly grandmothers/fathers) created a local community currency for a local trading scheme among the poorest communities in Mombassa and for this they have been arrested and put on trial on 17th July. Thank You. x

Five members of Koru, a Mombasa-based non-profit Community Based Organization have been arrested for launching an alternate currency dubbed Bangla Pesa for use in the slum community. Dholuo for your community “Koru” symbolizes new life, growth, strength and peace and brings a scene of shared community and appreciation for life and growth, represented in their [...]

Eco-Pesa, Kenya - (Ecological Money) pilot programme has created a community business voucher to benefit the environment and economy of Kongowea, a slum district of Mombasa. The voucher acts as a currency that can be exchanged for local goods and services and redeemed for Kenyan Shillings / projeto de moeda ecológica no Quênia

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Ithaca Hours is a local currency system that promotes local economic strength and community self-reliance in ways which will support economic and social justice, ecology, community participation and human aspirations in and around Ithaca, New York. / Moeda local baseada em horas de trabalho, equivalentes a US$ 10, e suas frações para negociar produtos e serviços.

Soon local cities will produce local currency to offset the damaging effects of the Federal Reserve.