Grassroots News

Ng'ombeni-Pesa Artwork

Ng'ombeni-Pesa Artwork

The Ng'ombeni-Pesa Community Based Organization has been formed and artwork for the Ng'ombeni-Pesa is here!

Kangemi-Pesa Launched

Kangemi-Pesa Launched!

Overcoming many obstacles in a shaken Kenya, we had an amazing launch today of the third community currency in Kenya! Kangemi-Pesa is also tradeable with Gatina-Pesa their neighboring community, who came out in force to support the program along with the area chief. These two community currencies are the beginning of a grassroots economic network of decentralize monetary systems.

Kangemi-Pesa Launch Prep & More Currency News

Kangemi-Pesa is launching on April 4th 2015 in Nairobi! Along with Bangla-Pesa first launched in 2013 and Gatina-Pesa launched in 2014, Kangemi-Pesa is the third of what will be six community currencies trading in Kenya by the end of this year.

Gatina & Bangla Pesa Nov Updates

After more than a year of trading Bangla-Pesa is running strong and Gatina-Pesa in Nairobi is quickly catching up!

Gatina-Pesa Starting Circulation

Nairobi's first community currency Gatina-Pesa, following Bangla-Pesa's success has started circulation with vigor. Due to its dense population and size the area of Kawangware is really showing potential as an alternative trading hub.

Gatina-Pesa Launched

With an amazing march through the slum, starting from Congo and ending at Gatina Primary School the entire community has been mobilized around their own Community Currency Gatina-Pesa.

Gatina-Pesa Launch Prep

The Gatina Business Organization is busy preparing for the community currency's official launch on October 11th. Gatina-Pesa membership has surpassed an initial 100 people.

Hon. Paul Simba Arati MP Dagoretti - North

Simba Arati

Nairobi's Dagoretti North MP. Hon. Paul Simba Arati will be attending the launch of Gatina Pesa in October, which were cautiously optimistic about.

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