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New forms of using money: roadway community banking

For this task first I tried the easy ones (I'm being honest) and donate some bucks for sometostart or countinue their business, but then I realize that because I live in Mexico is really hard to donate through a site like Kive. Then I choose to buy something with paypal, but is the same issue: because I don't have an adress in the states is really hard for me to have an account.

So what did I do? well, as Alchimist recomended in the mission, I join forces with some of my friends to try a new trade form. and this is how.

Las week was Mexico's spring break, so i travel by car with some friends to another city. What I proposed was to put all our money together and then start a value point scheme. So all the community expenses were gonna come out of that money pool (gas, snacks, tollpays, and so and so) and everyone must write down what was going to be their contribution to have an even participation.

So if some put less money than otherone, or buy something not for the community but for themselves, he or she was to do something extra like drive or be the one who sleeps on the floor or something like that. Luckly everyone decided to put the same amount in the pool. So we live with food and gas and tollpayments and everithing else without worrying about it, and knowing that we could take som of that money for ourselves in case we need it. It was like a community bank, the only think I didn't know how to convince them was an special currency hehe


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Comment by Patricio Buenrostro-Gilhuys on April 7, 2010 at 10:23pm
I´m thinking on something similar together with my friends . . . I might copy your idea Mario.
Comment by Mario on April 7, 2010 at 10:55pm
awesome, you should. The only thing is that at some point there was no more food, gas or money so we had to put in a little more. But if you manage it well i'm sure there's is going to be enough


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