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November 10, 2017

Election violence broke out in areas across Kenya this year and was concentrate in the lowest income areas. There is still a lot of uncertainty and much of Kenya's economy is still in what people call Post Election Syndrome where the usual amounts of money coming into...

August 18, 2017

Today we launched our first rural community currency! The event went well to initiate and train the first 20 members and set up a local market day.

Our first cooperative maize milling factory has been set up as backing for a rural community currency which will start cir...

June 5, 2017

It is sad to announce the sudden death of Dominic Okello (in the middle) who passed on early May 2017. He is a resident of Bangladesh community and also an active community currency member. He has been trading with Sarafu Credit since he joined the network in 2013 and...

March 10, 2017

This is Julius Odhiambo.

He owns a vegetable kibanda and has been using Community Currency called Bangla-Pesa, which is part of the Sarafu-Credit network, outside Mombasa since 2013. Julius is happy with the Bangla-Pesa because he has increased his sales. “I only starte...

December 8, 2015

Finally! The Bangladesh Business Network Market Day was a big success. Bangla-Pesa members gathered together to sell their goods and invited the general public to take part. At first people were hesitant to bring their goods but after realizing that clients were coming...

October 25, 2015

The Kwa Ng'ombe Business Network held their 1st Market day on the 24th October 2015. Members came to sell and trade their goods at the event using Ng'ombeni-Pesa and over 50 people from the community who were allowed to purchase some of the community fund in Ng'ombeni-...

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