Banks for People, Not Profits: Part I

Bates Palmas Company, the musical youth group sponsored by Banco Palmas. By Pmorizio [CC BY-SA 3.0].
Banco Palmas. By Pmorizio (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Businesses advertise that they “aceitamos Palmas” — accept Palmas — the local currency. By Pmorizio (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
2010 map and logo for the Brazilian Network of Community Banks. By Pmorizio (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Musician with the Bates Palmas Company. By Pmorizio (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
A Bairro Escola student gaining work experience in a neighborhood shop. By Pmorizio (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons

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