Community Currency Under Attack

IRTA Community Currency, Complimentary Currencies

An Informal Currency for Slum-Dwellers, or a Nefarious Separatist Plot? Nairobi | 06/18/2013 11:41am JASON PATINKIN | INFORMAL CITY DIALOGUES Bangla-Pesa notes, an alternate currency that helps stabilize slum-dwellers’ finances. Emma Onyango is a 40-year-old widow who supports eight children in a slum called Bangladesh near the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa. Only one child, a 14-year-old daughter, is hers. …