Programs

Our current Community Currencies - Sarafu-Credit in Kenya are used by over 1,000 businesses and 20 schools.

Mombasa County

on. Badi Twalib Minister of Parliament receiving a giant Bangla-Pesa to launch a complementary currency economic empowerment program.

 

  • Bangla-Pesa in Birikani Mikindani Launched 2013
    • Businesses: 218
    • Circulation: 87,200 (ksh equivalent)
    • Time in circulation: 4 years (Since 2013)
    • Cooperative Backing: Retail shop
  • Ng'ombeni-Pesa in Kwa-Ng'ombe Mikindani, Launched 2015
    • Businesses: 203
    • Circulation: 81,200 (ksh equivalent)
    • Time in circulation: 2 years (Since 2015)
    • Cooperative Backing: Tailoring

Nairobi County

  • Gatina-Pesa in Kawangware, Launched 2014
     
    • Businesses: 258
    • Circulation: 103,200 (ksh equivalent)
    • Time in circulation: 3 years (Since 2014)
    • Cooperative Backing: Wholesale Shop
All bills.

 

  • Kangemi-Pesa in Kangemi, Launched 2015
    • Businesses: 218
    • Circulation: 87,200 (ksh equivalent)
    • Time in circulation: 2 years (Since 2015)
    • Cooperative Backing: Supporting Schools
  • Lindi-Pesa in Kibera, Launched 2015
    • Businesses: 242
    • Circulation: 96,800 (ksh equivalent)
    • Time in circulation: 2 years (Since 2015)
    • Cooperative Backing: Retail Shop
 

Kwale County

  • Miyani-Pesa (currently in process of introduction)
All bills.

 

  • Businesses: 20
  • Circulation: 8,000
  • Time in circulation: New (August 2017)
  • Cooperative Backing: Maize Milling

Previous community currency programs include: Eco-Pesa. Read a full history of our programs.

Consulting programs Include: FlowAfrica in Kokstad and Bergrivier, South Africa. Implementation 2014 - Launch 2015 and future programs across Africa are planned.