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A 'BIG THANKS' to those who have signed up so far, we are due to announce an official UK launch date very soon...

Social Bartering with Favabank...

Favabank Community Bartering Favabank is modernising the age old idea of barter, exchanging items and time as favours between members of your community. Connect with people in your neighbourhood via the exchange of favours.

Bartering Favours Next time you need a helping hand or need to borrow something, why not try to source it from your local community?

Barter and Recycle Your Unwanted Stuff All barter exchanges are tracked using a virtual currency called a 'Fava', to create a 'gift economy' where the more you have given, the more likely that people will want to reciprocate. The Fava is the foundation for 'pay it forward' economics.

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Thanks for the support...

Posted by John Durrant on Friday 16th December 2011, 2:41PM

One or two people have enquired about exchanging links with Favabank. Favabank doesn't have a links page yet, when it does it will probably link to websites and resources in the areas of complementary currencies, freecycling, ethical and environmental resources, and other services within the 'Collaborative Consumption' arena.

In the meantime I'll use this thread to anyone who has kindly lent their support to Favabank by linking to us.

First of all, thanks to Marina for linking to us from her Green Life Coach site at: http://www.greenlifecoach.co.uk

Thanks also to http://usuryfree.blogspot.com for the blog posting about Favabank.

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