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[group]Country
[text]t_ref,,United States[text] ([text]t_ref,,Time Bank System[text])

North Quabin Timebank

[text]t_ref,,Administrator Information[text]
[text]t_ref,,Name[text]Karen Werner
[text]t_ref,,E-mail Address[text]kwerner@montaguema.net
[text]t_ref,,Position / Job Title[text]co-coordinator
[text]t_ref,,First Language[text][text]t_ref,,English[text]
[text]t_ref,,Organization[text]YES -Youth Entrepreneurship Society
[text]t_ref,,Type[text][text]t_ref,,Non-Government Organization (Registered)[text]
[text]t_ref,,URL Address[text]www.nqtimebank.org
[text]t_ref,,Exchange System Information[text]
[text]t_ref,,Status[text][text]t_ref,,Operating[text]
[text]t_ref,,Community[text]Central Massachusetts
[text]t_ref,,City / Urban Area[text]Orange/ Athol, Massachusetts
[text]t_ref,,Medium of Exchange[text][text]t_ref,,Electronic Transaction[text]
[text]t_ref,,Unit of Value[text][text]t_ref,,Units of Time[text]
[text]t_ref,,Valuation[text][text]t_ref,,Non-Contract Agreement to Accept Currency[text]
[text]t_ref,,Cost-Recovery Mechanism[text]
  1. [text]t_ref,,FREE - No Charge[text]
[text]t_ref,,Source of Funding[text][text]t_ref,,External Funding[text]
[text]t_ref,,Purpose for Establishing System[text][text]t_ref,,Community Development[text]
[text]t_ref,,Year the System was Started[text]2007
[text]t_ref,,Size of Membership[text]35
[text]t_ref,,Population of Area Served by System[text]20,000
[text]t_ref,,Estimated Yearly Operating Budget[text]

[text]t_ref,,Internal Currency[text]: 100

[text]t_ref,,National Currency[text]: 2,500 USD (2,500 [data]d_ref,,MAIN_CURR[data])

[text]t_ref,,Main Goods and Services Traded[text]
  1. babysitting
  2. cooking
  3. cleaning
[text]t_ref,,Additional Information[text]

We are new and growing. We have teamed up with a nearby University (UMass-Amherst) and have several students helping to manage the timebank for academic credit, introducing them to the world of complementary currencies and extending our outreach.

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