Online Database of Complementary Currency Systems Worldwide


Thankyous at Friendly Favors
Mutual Credit System

Main Page | List Currency Systems | Update Registration
Administrator Information
Name Sergio Lub
E-mail Address sergio@favors.org
Position / Job Title Administrator
First Language English
Second Language Spanish
Organization Friendly Favors
Organization Type Community-Based Organization (Unregistered)
URL Address www.favors.org/FF
Currency System Information
Status Operating
Year the System was Started 1998
Community San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
City / Urban Area San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
Country United States
Medium of Exchange Electronic Transaction
Unit of Value Units of National Currency Equivalent
Valuation Non-Contract Agreement to Accept Currency
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. Liquidity Tax / Circulation Incentive / Demurrage
Source of Funding Internal Currency Charges
Purpose for Establishing System Social Integration
Size of Membership 4,000
Population of Area Served by System 4,000,000
Estimated Yearly Operating Budget Internal Currency: 1,000
Yearly Volume of Trade Internal Currency: 50,000
National Currency: 50,000 USD
Main Goods and Services Traded
  1. Discounts on goods and services
Similar Systems
Name of System Country Community Membership Matching
Communitas Capacity Exchange Canada Edmonton --
Agate Pass Exchange United States North Kitsap County 30
Corporate Trade Network Canada Business 80
Corporate Trade Network Canada Business 80
Corporate Trade Network Canada Business 80
GibundNimm-Forum Germany Baden-Württemberg 20
Estrela Community Exchange Portugal Beiras 180
H.A.N.D.S. New Zealand Takaka 250
The CollaborActions Network United Kingdom Business Barter Scheme UK Wide --
Thames Green Dollar Exchange New Zealand Coromandel 100

Designed by Stephen DeMeulenaere
and Programmed by Albert Fløde
Feedback may be sent to stephen @ complementarycurrency.org