Not so long ago we all knew our neighbours and knew which of
them would do us a favour if we asked them for one - and our
neighbours knew if we would be happy to do them a favour in
Life has changed and our friends and family do not always live
nearby and it is not so easy to ask neighbours for help these
days, particularly if we do not know if we can ever pay them
Timebanking is a rewarding and enjoyable way to bring people
together once again to share their skills. Just like in a
babysitting circle, people get the help they need and help
each other out by taking turns to be responsible for some of
the care and practical support that we all need from time to
time. The main difference is that with timebanking, people of
all ages and all abilities can join in and exchange a whole
range of skills.
Welcome to the world of neighbourhood timebanking.