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Founder of the Torekes

Community Development Ghent (Samenlevingsopbouw Gent)

Community Development Ghent combats social deprivation, poverty and exclusion. The organisation fights for a society in which people can collectively shape their environment. Together with he residents they build a society that is inclusive, democratic and intercultural.


Supported by:

The Flemish government

The Flemish government, more spcifically the Social Economy Minister, supports Torekes. With this project the operation and opportunities for complementary currencies as a policy instrument are being investigated.


The City of Ghent

The City of Ghent supports sustainability. With its participation in this project the city of Ghent enables the development of a sustainable society in the long term, with a view to active participation of residents, alternative forms of remuneration and incentives for sustainable behavior and policy.



FairFin supports innovation with complementary currencies. Complementary currencies value things for which the current money remains blind. The organisation believes that currency that we introduce ourselves and we use parallel with the euro, increasing the stability of the economy. Muntuit is supported by the Flemish Minister for Social Economy Liesbeth Homansfor the organization of two pilot projects, learning one Buurtzorg around and around one another.


Also supported by:

All organisations and businesses that accept Torekes support the currency.