Grassroots News

Mikindani Community Currency Market Day

The Kwa Ng'ombe Business Network held their 1st Market day - allowing the public to use Ng'ombeni-Pesa Community Currency.

Nairobi's 1st Community Currency Anniversary

Gatina-Pesa is the first group of 3 Community Currencies in Nairobi to Celebrate their 1st Anniversary

Retreat and Renewal

3 Community Currency Business Network Committees

Bangla-Pesa renewed after 2+ years in circulation. Our First CC Retreat/Workshop with 3 networks and anticipation for Permaculture based school gardens.

1st Community Currency Market and More

September 12 was our first community market day in Nairobi and Pilau Feast in Mombasa

SMEP OIKO-Credit Loans in Kangemi

SMEP a local OIKO-Credit partner is offering Loans and Training to Community Currency users in Kangemi

New Business in Kawangware

“I was sitting in the house, not doing anything .. When I joined the organization, I saw that I could do something; that I can do business.… you see, you can change your life” - Rose in the Gatina Business Organization

Lindi and Ng'ombeni Pesa Launched

Lindi-Pesa march during launch event

The 4th and 5th Kenyan Community Currencies were launched last week within a span of 7 days.

African Community Currencies Update

community currency, Bangla-Pesa, Kangemi-pesa, Lindi-Pesa, Ngombeni-pesa, Gatina-Pesa, FlowAfrica, K'Mali, Brand

July saw the second Community Currency Launch in South Africa K'Mali and the beginning of loan programs in Kenya.