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Administrator Information
Name Oscar Dominguez
E-mail Address
Position / Job Title Administrador
First Language Spanish
Second Language English
Organization Blessings Internacional
Organization Type Community-Based Organization (Unregistered)
Currency System Information
Status Operating
Year the System was Started 2014
Community Quetzaltenango
City / Urban Area Quetzaltenango
Country Guatemala
Medium of Exchange Notes + Electronic Transaction
Unit of Value Units of National Currency Equivalent
Valuation Convertible for Commodity or Resource
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. 2% fee
Source of Funding Private Donations
Purpose for Establishing System Moral imperative.
Size of Membership 120
Population of Area Served by System 700
Estimated Yearly Operating Budget Internal Currency: 12,000
National Currency: 3,000 GTQ (391 USD)
Yearly Volume of Trade Internal Currency: 10,000
National Currency: 1,000 GTQ (130 USD)
Main Goods and Services Traded
  1. granos basicos
  2. articulos de cocina
  3. servicios
Additional Information

El nuevo es una moneda nueva en Guatemala, tiene 16 meses de estarse usando. No usamos vales ni monedas fisicas por temor a la falsificacion.

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