Month of the cairn at the CCAS of Grenoble: 4200 cairns of additional aid paid to 210 Grenoblois | Place Gre'net

Month of the cairn at the CCAS of Grenoble: 4200 cairns of additional aid paid to 210 Grenoblois | Place Gre'net

Both the Metro and the City of Grenoble have never hidden their support for Cairn, the local currency of Isère, in circulation for just under two years. The Grenoble Center Communal d'Action Social (CCAS) organized, throughout January, a "month in solidarity with Cairn & nbsp;". "& Nbsp; An unprecedented operation to allow the use of money by the greatest number & nbsp;", describes the City. & Nbsp;

Every morning, members of the Cairn association were on call at the CCAS Grenoble offices. Objective & nbsp ;? Provide "& nbsp; optional social assistance & nbsp;" 20 cairns (20 euros) for each person. A donation funded by the "& nbsp; voluntary association" the Utopian Archipelago, up to € 2,000, and by the CCAS. And which was added to the initial amount of aid received in euros.

In total, indicate the services of the City, it is 210 Grenoblois who received 20 cairns each during the month of January. Or 4 & nbsp; 200 cairns distributed, which join the hundred thousand cairns already in circulation on the territory of Isère. People will be able to spend their local currency in the shops associated with the device. Today there are more than 250 in the department, including nearly 130 in the Grenoble area.

The Tag de Grenoble also allows payment of travel tickets in cairn, but for the moment only at the counters of the Alsace-Lorraine agency in Grenoble. Discussions with GEG to be able to pay its electricity bills in cairn are also well under way. With, in the viewfinder, the launch of the e-cairn, a dematerialized version of the local currency, to facilitate exchanges and convince even more users.

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