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Sarafu Credit

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:56 am
by Yenn
Sarafu-Credit is a community currency system operated in Kenya. It is used by five different communities, all located in informal settlements or slum areas, including small businesses and schools…

The Sarafu-Credit system has been developed and is implemented by a Kenyan-based non-profit foundation called Grassroots Economics[Director: William O. Ruddick].”


Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:05 am
by Yenn
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Eco-Pesa is the name of a Kenyan community currency, used to reduce poverty and support environmental conservation in slums areas inside the Kongowea Location, Mombasa District, Kenya…

“Eco-Pesa were introduced by William O. Ruddick in May 2010. Eco-Pesa was originally developed with assistance from Green World Campaign and its founder and executive director, Marc Barasch

“Ruddick later founded Grassroots Economics Foundation and in 2013 developed the Bangla-Pesa…Other currencies in Kenya that follow the Bangla-Pesa model include: Gatina-Pesa in Kawangware, Kangemi-Pesa in Kangemi, Lindi-Pesa in Kibera, Ng'ombeni-Pesa in Mikindani.

Ruddick was born in California, US. He arrived in Kenya in 2008 as a Peace Corp.

Bangla Pesa

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:06 am
by Yenn

Sarafu Credit

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:08 am
by Yenn
Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) is a separatist organisation based in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya. ... an_Council