Nairobi

715 Members and Growing Fast

Cyber-Cafe using Sarafu-Credit came up with their own sign.

Sarafu-Credit users in five locations around Kenya have increased by over 83% since January 1st.

Super-Market Super-Currency

Settlers in Nairobi's Kawangware informal settlement will soon benefit from access to low priced goods cooperatively stocked by the Gatina Business Organization (GBO) and sold in Community Currency.

SMEP OIKO-Credit Loans in Kangemi

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

Kibera's Lindi-Pesa gaining momentum

The 3rd community currency of Nairobi Lindi-Pesa already has over 120 small businesses pre-registered and waiting for the upcomming launch!

Update from Kangemi-Pesa Nairobi

School accepting Kangemi-Pesa Community Currency in Nairobi's Kawangware Informal Settlement

The typical member of the network is a small business selling products or services answering the daily needs of the community (Food, Education, charcoal, groceries…). He/she is using between 50 to 100 Kangemi-Pesa (0.5-1$) a day with 2 to 5 other members.

Francis the Millionaire

The story of Francis Munua, our first 'Millionaire' using Gatina-Pesa in Nairobi's Kawangware slum.

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.

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