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March 23, 2020

With unstable food systems and deteriorating markets and supply chains, knowing how to target aid is crucial to providing relief and building more resilient communities.

January 19, 2020

How do you have a proper checkers tournament when no one can pay the entry fees?

Jacob the organizer saw an opportunity. His neighbors in several rural villages are in the worst time of the year because of the scarcity of Kenyan Shillings. Instead of shillings they are...

December 25, 2019

The reserve behind these tokens, the actual aid funding, was about $2.5k USD). This means that $2,500 USD of Aid funds created 10,000 tokens (CICs) which were treated as shares and given a value of $10,000 USD – which was used to facilitate $50,000 USD of trade – this...

August 10, 2019

"Community Currencies have enabled food insecure communities to sustainably feed themselves post Red Cross support" - Mwanamuna Swale

July 12, 2019

So far, after roughly 6 months of piloting we've witnessed 40,000 blockchain transactions! So what does that actually mean?

December 21, 2018

Closing 2018 with a bang! We mark the end of 2018 and the beginning of this festive season by honoring schools, clinics, micro and small businesses who empowered themselves economically through Community Currency. Business people across communities in Kibera, Kangemi a...

November 9, 2018

The Vindakala Youth Bunge’s motto “Coming Together is Just The Beginning.” mirrors this excitement we have after the launch of Takaungu Pesa (TK-Pesa) a new Community Currency in Kilifi, Kenya.

As a youth group based in Takaungu-Kilifi county, one of the poorest countie...

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