Hi everyone, My name is Rahul Gupta-Iwasaki. I’m a Stanford CS alum and one of the founders of Raha <https://raha.app>, a social currency which provides a basic income. Our goal is to create a platform for economic democracy via a human-focused identity and governance platform and a basic income that guarantees everyone a baseline level of economic security and participation.
We recently launched apps on both Android <https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.raha.mobile> and iOS <https://itunes.apple.com/app/raha/id1434224783?ls=1&mt=8> which people can use to prove their identity and claim and spend their basic income. The emphasis is on understandability and usability of the product. We are eager for feedback - please message me if you’re interested in joining and trying it out! More broadly, is anyone in the liberation technology community aware of or involved in communities that might be interested in implementing a local basic income? The Raha currency is not currently traded on an exchange and thus has no market-defined USD equivalent value. However, as every individual receives the Raha currency at a rate of 10 per week - we believe that our platform can enable equitable distribution of a baseline quantity of resources in communities that choose to exchange goods for Raha. Thank you, Rahul Gupta-Iwasaki <https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahulgi/> Co-Founder @ Raha
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