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The ‘Toreke’ is the local currency of Ghent’s Rabot-Blaisantvest district. Residents earn Torekes by helping out in the local community, from maintaining public spaces to running activities with local children. They can cash in their hard-earned reward at the local food shop, rent an allotment, have their bicycle repaired or buy a bus or theatre... Read more
E-portemonnee is a complementary currency that operates in order to promote environmentally conscious behaviour in 10 municipalities in the Province of Limburg, Belgium. Read more
The ‘eco-iris’ is a local currency introduced by the Brussels-Capital Region to promote environmentally sustainable behaviour and purchasing, boost the local economy and improve community conhesion. Read more
Introduction RES is a complementary currency launched in Belgium in 1996 that operates as a closed loop payment system, modelled after the WIR Bank but allowing consumers to purchase RES prepaid credit for Euros. RES acts as a medium of exchange for transactions between, both, RES business members (B2B) and between consumers and business (B2C).... Read more