52 Photos - Oct 21, 2010
Photo: Business registration and workshop August 11th 2010Photo: Registration - Our initial business registration and workshop August 11th 2010Photo: Group discussion - Workshop August 11th 2010Photo: Looking at the watermarks on the bills - Workshop August 11th 2010Photo: Workshop August 11th 2010 - Mapping out the network - where people will be using Eco-PesaPhoto: Workshop August 11th 2010 - Mapping out the network - where people will be using Eco-PesaPhoto: Workshop August 11th 2010 - Mapping out the network - where people will be using Eco-PesaPhoto: A local pikipiki rider using Eco-Pesa. Displaying a sticker so people know they can use Eco-Pesa with him.Photo: Debora Odungo in our small community office. Where we give out information, register businesses and buy and sell Eco-Pesa for shillings.Photo: Will Ruddick and a neighbor. The Eco-Pesa community office was also a medical clinic.Photo: Aug-13 A local butcher - (see the eco-pesa sticker above his head)Photo: Lots of kids around! I am hiding from them.Photo: Aug-13 - An Eco-pesa purchasePhoto: Aug-13 - An eco-pesa exchangePhoto: Aug - 20 - Outreach . This is a Mama who sells fish talking about how she used Eco-PesaPhoto: Aug - 20 - Outreach . This is me trying to remember KiswahiliPhoto: Aug - 20 - Outreach . This is Debora leading a group discussion with business owners.Photo: Aug - 20 - Outreach . This is a Mama who sells boiled corn - Holding corn in one hand and Eco-Pesa in the other. (Talking about wanting more customers)Photo: Another pikipiki operator's bike.Photo: Sept - 17th - Community Trash Removal Youth working in residential areasPhoto: Sept - 17th - Community Trash Removal Kids cleaning the field they play in.Photo: Sept - 17th - Community Trash Removal For each bag of trash people were given 5 Eco-Pesa (worth 5 shillings) for local goods and services. So the money stays in the community.Photo: Sept - 17th - Community Trash Removal Our t-shirts for the youth said Jamii, Mazingira and Uchumi (Community, Environment and Economy)Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. Youth groups performed dramas about Eco-Pesa.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. Youth groups performed dramas about Eco-Pesa.Photo: Mzee ya Mtaa - October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. Residents (mostly kids) were given bags and gloves.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. Mamas took part too. (the event was sponsored by the Green World Campaign http://greenworld.org)Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. These local business owners took part. After people received Eco-Pesa for the trash they collected - they could use it at various shops in the community.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. Another Mama.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. We collected about 16 tonnes of trash - that had been piling in the community for the last 5 years. (and there is still more to do!)Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. This is Mwangiri our tree guru.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. This is Solomon who is in charge of one of our community nurseries. He works with youth groups that provide trash collection and security.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. Solomon and one of our youth.Photo: October - 16th - Community Trash Removal and Tree Planting. This little boy just collected about 20kgs of plastic waste and is receiving 5 Eco-Pesa which he will use to buy food from a local business (worth 5 shillings).Photo: Mama MbogaPhoto: Nov -4th. Planting a seedbed in the rain. These youth are using Eco-Pesa to buy the seeds.Photo: Nov -5th. Outside the office. (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community alley. Problem with flooding. (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov - 5th. Nursery setup (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Kids playing near nursery. (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Making soil+manure (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Planting seeds (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community business (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community business owner (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community business owner (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community business owner + fish! (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community business owner (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. The Team! (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community business. (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov -5th. Community business owner and flooded streets filled with trash. (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)Photo: Nov - 5th - Sifting out trash from soil to used for tree planting. (taken by Jonathan Kalan http://www.puravidaphotos.com/the-bop-project)