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May 11, 2013

Today's launch of Bangla-Pesa was a great start to an empowering community process!
137 local business owners attended. Of the 137 local business owners that attended, 56 members completed their registration and backing process and created 400 credits each. At least 15...

March 16, 2013

Koru Kenya is working to capacity build the the Bangladesh Business Network (BBN) to create it's own complementary currency. The committee of the met today to work on it's draft constitution, membership registration process and next general meeting.

The meeting was hel...

March 3, 2013

We've started off the year with two new MotoMoto classes on Tuesday and Thursdays in Mombasa thanks to Burners without Borders. Each class consists of ten street living youth. We've begun giving them food after each session as a way of giving them focus. 

One of th...

February 15, 2013

After two small business meetings and several focus group sessions, the Bangla Business Network (BBN) had it's first large group meeting on February 9th 2013 at the St. Patrick Hall.

Based on previous meetings 5 facilitators were chosen, representing Community Hea...

January 8, 2013

Amazing as it may sound Kenya exports over 3 billion dollars worth of food! 

The World Food Program says that Kenya has a yearly need of $300 million USD to pay for food aid, while exporters brag that Kenya exported roughly $3 billion USD in food products in 2010.


December 26, 2012

This visit is different, we sat down to eat together and had a frank chat. Am grateful

The Koru team visited a village in Tiwi, which had mobilized 21 orphans to share a meal and life stories. The 4 hours visit was supported by Koru, organized by the community health wo...

November 27, 2012

With our partners, Koru works with small community businesses of Bangladesh, Kenya, in order to implement a complementary currency system.

Bangladesh, Kenya is an informal settlement of approximatly 20 000 inhabitants and 200 businesses located outside Mombasa Keny...

November 25, 2012

Martin Kimani is still spinning it up since 2009! The MotoMoto Circus programhas been working to reach street living youth through performing arts since 2009 when the project was given a kick start from Burners Without Borders. 

This week we had our Wednesday...

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