complementary currency

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.

A New Kind of Cash

Cash is still king. Just a different kind of cash.

Targeting cash as the enemy of the poor is sadly short sighted and self serving coming from the big money behind the Gates foundation.

Bangla-Pesa Waste, Volleyball and Nairobi

Bangla-Pesa waste collection group

This week we saw Bangla-Pesa inspiring waste collection, volleyball games and starting to spread to Nairobi.

Registration and Exchange Visits

Bungoma - Bangladesh Exchange Visit

Last week the Bangladesh Business Network was 'finally' given it's official registration papers by the Kenyan Government. The doors are open now for other communities to follow.

Help Support Community Currencies

Community Currency

Join us in making history by removing Dependency from Development! Empower communities to pull themselves out of poverty by helping them develop and manage their own community currency.

Elections, Service, Mapping and Nairobi

Bangladesh Business Network - Business Map

Community elections, environmental and health services, business networking and our first group outside of Mombasa County (Kangemi-Pesa!)

Bangla-Pesa - Can we do it again?

The local government through the Kenya National Assembly, Jomvu Minister of Parliament as well a Mombasa County Assembly representative have expressed their desire that Koru-Kenya focus on replicating the benefits of the Bangla-Pesa program in a nearby informal settlement named Ganahola.

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