http://www.hOUReconomy.org
10 Byers Street Staunton VA 24401

Phone (540) 241-9439

407 MEMBERS. 2,843 HOURS EXCHANGED.

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Peace, abundance and sharing through equality in exchange!

Have general questions about hOUR economy?  You can learn more at www.houreconomy.org 

Want to connect with other members on Facebook?  You can join the facebook group online here

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hOUR Economy is a new kind of economy, one that celebrates personal friendships, vibrant community, and a healthy environment. Our vision is to create a local economy in which everyone’s contributions are valued, where we embrace collaboration rather than competition, and where our economic engine heals rather than harms the environment.

We’re not just sharing new economic values, we’re also creating new economic tools that apply those values in real, local, practical ways.

As a Timebank, our members trade hours rather than dollars. You can use this software to record how many hours you've earned or spent (your hours "account"), share services you'd like to offer for hours, or post requests. 

Here, everyone's hours are equal. The energy you give to helping others isn't measured against pennies and cents, but against the hours of the day. Let's make our days full of vibrant, just, and compassionate community. 

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hOurworld Mobile Time Banking We believe in Open Innovation! We implement the best ideas of our members and coordinators. This broad based co-production model of networking and development affords us all the best tools for sustaining our local communities!


We believe in removing ALL the barriers to time banking that we can. Access to the hOurworld platform is FREE. It is easy for new members to join and learn, and easy for coordinators to manage and report on their members and activity.

We believe in supporting local diversity while maintaining a central cooperative organization to provide accessible support, training, and communications. We are documenting and teaching these models.

We believe that every member have control over their own privacy and content. We operate on private secure servers and HIPPA compliant data centers where all information is encrypted before going out on the internet.

We believe that time banking is one spoke in a wheel of Movements Moving Together. We foster local community organizations drawing together to create powerful local economies as they integrate CSA, Food Co-op, Buy Local, Transition Town, BALLE, CAP and others. The opportunities are endless!

All the Best from hOurworld

Want a NEW SOFTWARE Tutorial?
Check out this 8 minute youtube video that shows you how to update your profile, post offers and requests, and meet other timebank members. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YACf1WSb7O4&feature=youtu.be