What models do we have for commons that we can relate to? The Winnowing basket is one of my favorites .
Articles by Will Ruddick
Shillings from Heaven / Wörgl's Miracle
Creating and exchanging promises (credit obligations) builds thriving communities and should be enshrined a basic human right. The story of Wörgl is the first implementation of demurrage and has been an inspiration for Grassroots Economics and many others. I hope it inspires you and you share the hope you find here with others.
31 Currencies - Mid-year 2022 Report
Since May (roughly 3 months) we’ve seen 20,481 user to user transactions with a trade volume of 3,746,594 Kenyan Shillings using 31 different Vouchers (CICs) in communities across Kenya including Bangladesh (Bangla-Pesa), Kakuma, Kitui, Kwale and Nairobi.
Musheshe Inspired Vision
Inspired by Mwalimu Musheshe after a visit to his community in Uganda, I've remembered this week to not focus on problems or problem solving. Instead focus on and describe our vision - then the structural tension between the current situation and that vision.
Launching Community Inclusion Currencies
The cumulation of a huge amount of work has gone into 14 Community Inclusion Currency Launches last week. So proud of the team and grateful for all the hard work.
Bad Bus Tickets
The Crypto world is printing out bad bus tickets and I want off the bus.
Open Tech Questions & Answers
open source, free software, blockchain and growth
Impact Investment and Community Currencies
Enable social enterprises and communities to issue credit against their production as an impact investment opportunity
Independent Survey of 325 Sarafu Users
"These days I restock my vegetables every day because people can use their Sarafu to get whatever I sell. I am making good profits too."