Grassroots Economics' is building and supporting systems that empower communities to digitally create their own basic incomes and community inclusion currencies (CICs) based on local goods and services in regional markets that are built from the ground up. Sarafu Network is the premier CIC system in Kenya.
Distributed ledger technology provides underlying protocols that allow Community Inclusion Currencies (CIC) to trade with each other directly through common reserve pools. USSD technology enables any cell phone (even without internet) to have access.
Based on results from research the Grassroots Economics team and partners are looking forward to the following: