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Workshop / Presentation on Lets and Timebanks

category national | miscellaneous | event notice author Wednesday August 22, 2012 19:55author by Occupy Dame Street Report this post to the editors

Occupy Dame Street and the Dublin Multicultural Fair and Market would like to invite you to our workshop on Lets and Time banks

We will have a presentation by Bev Cotton from the Clonakilty Favours Exchange Bev will explain how the Timebank works and how to go about setting one up.

Time: 4pm Sunday 2nd September
Location: Dublin Multicultural Fair and Market Prussia St, D7

What is LETS

A Local Exchange Trading Scheme (LETS) is a community-based system where goods and services are exchanged, not as one-to-one barter, but using a pooled system of credits and debits.

To support this local currency is used which can only be spent within the group. A record of the transactions is kept by the group and the balances are published to members together with a listing of what is offered and what is wanted by the members.

There are now several LETS schemes in Ireland, over 400 in the UK and thousands worldwide. A Timebank is a somewhat similar arrangement except that a Timebank is restricted to services.

Some videos explaining LETS worldwide

Argentina http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cS7XpYo6AA&feature=play...edded

Greece http://www.shareable.net/blog/volos-greece-taps-alterna...-city

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   Poster for the event     Joe Murphy    Wed Aug 29, 2012 01:15 


 
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