MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
In September 2012 the CES was sent an Expression of Interest (EOI) by the Offices of Communities - Volunteering of the New South Wales Government in Australia to provide software to facilitate timebanking.In collaboration with Jnana Australia, an international economic and political research and development consultancy, the CES submitted a proposal to provide timebanking services as requested. In the face of competition from other providers, CES won the contract and is now providing timebanking…See More
"Welcome Dawn-- another member from Cape Town.Great to see your interest in Transition! Welcome to GLOBAL TRANSITION IN ACTION. You mention in your registration "...I am interested in the local money and am very involved in the Community…"
The CES is a global, community-based, network of complementary currency exchange groups. Mutual credit, timebanks, paper currencies. Currently (June 2012) there are 432 separate groups in 49 countries. Approx 30,000 registered users.See More
Great to see your interest in Transition! Welcome to GLOBAL TRANSITION IN ACTION. You mention in your registration "...I am interested in the local money and am very involved in the Community Exchange...I can help with training and information about community currencies" Just the kind of person we like to have join us! You'll find many others here who think as you do. We look forward to sharing your experiences.
Please join and click anytime on Transition group members in Cape Townto join your neighbors in discussions and events. Click on any person's photo to say hello and find out more about their Transition interests. Reinforce the good things they are doing. Mention something that particularly interests you. Ask a question. Start a discussion. Let me know if you would like to be an Admin on this page to help build and maintain your group's portfolio. Have fun!
On the local scene, it would be spot on for all our members if you would consider including a link to http://www.seagull.co.zain our registry of organizations, localities, companies, products, services, Twitterers, Facebooks, Meetups, etc. supporting Transition and Sustainability. Here's the page to create the link. That way we can introduce our two groups to each other. I'll be glad to help launch and build your link.
One more thing. It would be super to see your photo -- Click on Choose File and then follow instructions. Let me know if you need assistance. I'll be delighted to do some photoshopping if needed.