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March 13, 2018

As a way to celebrate we are happy to share two stories from our network members!

Bevelyne Ombayo is a single mother, who lives in Lindi Slums, Kibera.Running a business(selling fruits)and an active member of Lindi Business Network. She is celebrating more than one year...

March 9, 2018

Love School  is one of the schools that has enabled children to acquire education by allowing them to pay part of their school fees and tuition fees using Community Currency (Sarafu-Credit, Gatina pesa).The school is located in Congo,Gatina.

30 students are proud and ha...

March 4, 2018

Empowering women is  a great ways to boast our economy . This however  doesn't come without  facing challenges of Illitracy  among most members.  Many of them lack reading and writing skills and others can't understand English. 

GE fin...

October 10, 2017

Grassroots Economics works with communities across Kenya to develop systems that allow parents to pay for their children's education using their goods and services and when money is scarce. Community group develop cooperative businesses, who's vouchers act as a medium...

September 22, 2017

For the first three months I started working as a volunteer. I am able to get in touch with different business individuals in all the three business networks that include Kangemi, Gatina and Lindi that are located in the urban slums. Through interacting with them I was...

March 13, 2017

Julius Nyelele has been a member of Lindi Business Network for more than one year. He is a roadside seller of washing detergents and body jelly. He says that, at first he never understood the concept behind community currency, but later when he actively started using S...

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