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Administrator Information
Name Sara Pape García
E-mail Address
First Language English
Second Language Dutch
Organization Type Community-Based Organization (Unregistered)
URL Address
Currency System Information
Status Operating
Year the System was Started 2013
Community The Hague - Brussels - Lisbon
City / Urban Area The Hague
Country Netherlands
E-mail Address
Medium of Exchange Time Bank / Service Exchange
Unit of Value Units of Time
Valuation Contract Agreement to Accept Currency
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. FREE - No Charge
Source of Funding No Funding
Purpose for Establishing System Social Justice
Size of Membership 770
Population of Area Served by System 500,000
Additional Information is a tool, accessible to everyone, to help, work and cooperate with each other. It enables exchanges with transactions based on time rather than conventional money, where one Timebank Hour equals exactly one hour of work.

We are an open platform that facilitates and encourages user-initiated projects on parallel economies. Timebank combines the advantages of modern technology with the communal principles of living together and sharing. The services for which the Timebank mediates range from piano tuning to programming web applications, from bicycle repair to business consultancy. is the biggest and fastest growing community currency in the Netherlands.

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