The LGBTQI+ community in Kenya still faces significant levels of discrimination and alienation every day, but our currency program, established one year ago, shows great promise in mitigating obstacles and charting a new and improved way forward. We are the first transgender communities to have created a Digital Voucher. MDI (derived from the community name Malindi Desire Initiative), serves as an alternative means of payment proposing a solution for the lack of monetary access within the comm
We focus on community development through economic empowerment. We are dedicated to helping communities realize and share their abundance through Economic Commons with vouchers that can act as a medium of exchange and become Community Inclusion Currencies (CICs). While core beneficiaries of our programs include businesses and people living in informal settlements and rural areas, the documentation and tools have been broadly applied worldwide.