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August 8, 2018

Caption: Mama Evelin (right) in Bangladesh, Mombasa learns to trade her Bangla-Pesa using the Bancor Wallet; taught by Ruth Ngau of Grassroots Economics (left).

Thanks to Bancor, blockchain is finally becoming a tool we can use to fight poverty.

Yesterday we had an amazi...

December 21, 2016

Happy holidays!

We're seeing the power of community currencies in developing thriving communities and prospering economies. This year has been exciting for Grassroots Economics Foundation and for Community Currencies in Kenya. With a largely volunteer staff, we've doubl...

October 19, 2016

A lot has been said about the education system in Kenya. The introduction of free primary education in 2003 was received with mixed reactions across the country, UNESCO, (2005). The government’s task force reported that the implementation of the program was faced with...

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...

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