The Trust Graph reveals the resurgence of traditional mutual aid practices across Kenya, now digitally transparent and inter-operable with 150 unique Community Asset Vouchers, representing over 3,000 nodes and 78,845 exchanges on the Celo Blockchain.
Into the jubilee celebrations of the Kaya Chilumani and Upendo Mkanyeni groups in Kinango, Kenya, highlighting the revitalization of the ancient Mwerya practice, a testament to the enduring power of tradition, community service, and the blend of past and present.
- By Antony Ngoka
The jubilee celebrations in Kitui East, Kenya, have fostered unity and community empowerment through unique community asset vouchers, providing a transformative platform for settling debts, promoting mutual support during financial scarcity, and preserving cultural heritage, thereby inspiring prosperity and self-sufficiency in the community.
The revival of the Mwerya tradition in Kinango, Kenya, marked by a jubilee ceremony, has reinvigorated community unity and sustainability, by using community asset vouchers, thereby preserving cultural heritage and improving living conditions through cooperative labor and ecological practices.
In the face of economic hardships, the Dadaab refugee community has embraced innovative blockchain-based Community Asset Vouchers and revived the tradition of mutual aid, known as "Goob", fostering economic resilience, community solidarity, and inspiring transformative change.
- By Will Ruddck
This article discusses the innovative concept of Swap Pools, an economic platform based on blockchain technology that enables universal usage of various vouchers within a pool, thereby decentralizing resource distribution, encouraging local economic growth, and mirroring ancestral principles of pooled commitments, mutual aid, and reciprocal credit systems.