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I think this is the best idea I ever heard, The Time Banking focus in the important of people and what they can offer to the community.

This is a little introduction to the subject:

A time-based currency is an alternative currency where the unit of exchange is the man-hour.
Some time-based currencies value everyone’s contributions equally.
One hour equals one service credit. In these systems, one person
volunteers to work for an hour for another person; thus, they are
credited with one hour, which they can redeem for an hour of service
from another volunteer.


http://bancodeltiempo.sanjavier.es/intercambios.php (in Spanish)

I have to do a time bank in my community, I really do. The San Javier link was so inspired!!!


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Comment by Patricio Buenrostro-Gilhuys on April 6, 2010 at 4:30pm
Nice!!! Me gusta!!!
Comment by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 6, 2010 at 10:15pm
Gracias!!! estoy tratando de llevar esta idea a la práctica en mi comunidad ahora mismo. Ya hable con un grupo de amigos y están muy interesados en crear el banco.
Comment by KingofthePaupers on April 7, 2010 at 9:31am
Gilda Lorena Arias: "Some time-based currencies value everyone’s contributions equally."
Jct: The goods ones have a free market (where paper Hours are used) so the doctor, dentist and auto mechanic can charge more hours per hour. Systems that pay the doctor the same as the dog-walker don't have many doctors.
Comment by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 7, 2010 at 10:32am
You are right, and based in your commentary, I will take the idea and I will include a list of equivalence. Thanks!!!!
Comment by KingofthePaupers on April 9, 2010 at 2:15am
Jct: Just make sure to use physical tokens and you end up with a free market!


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