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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.

5 Kenyan Community Currencies Meet

A total of 5 Business Networks united by Community Currency (CC) usage were represented at a single meeting in Mombasa.

Municipal Bonds and Community Currency

Will Ruddick presenting Community Currencies at the Conference REsolutions Africa / Marrakesh 2014

What if local governments could fund budgets through the support of the informal sector?

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.

Berg Rand Launches in South Africa

The BergRand or BRAND - which means 'Fire' Money in Afrikaans, had an amazing launch today!

Progress in South Africa

Kokstad Community Currency Implementers (FLOW) doing an educational drama.

One of our partner programs in South Africa was recently featured on the news.

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