Gradido becomes decentralized! With Gradido 2.0, we can now fulfill the wish of many participants to organize their community autonomously. This brings us a big step closer to the dream of a human, decentralized compensation system.
There is a shortage of teachers in Germany. According to the PISA study, a quarter of students cannot read, write or do math properly. This is also noticeable in Lieblingsstadt. For Michael Miteinand, the town's committed mayor, this is an intolerable state of affairs. The Lieblingsstädter find the solution.
Volunteers drive people around the city and surrounding villages. They drive the elderly to the doctor, pick up children from school and bring working people safely to work. They organize shopping services and much more.
The big common goal of achieving food self-sufficiency excites the residents of Lieblingsstadt. Once again, it becomes clear that cooperative approaches are far superior to competitive thinking.
Inspired by Andernach, the 'Edible City' and other successful examples of urban agriculture, Lieblingsstadt aims to become food self-sufficient.
Encouraged by the success of the 'Great Cooperation of Clubs', Mayor Michael Miteinand suggests a 'Great Cooperation for Security'. Police, security companies, sports clubs, fitness studios, motorcycle clubs and interested citizens come together.
The project 'Great Cooperation' is launched. It includes the joint use of premises and equipment, as well as interdisciplinary training and lively exchanges between volunteers.
The Lieblingstadt clinic not only provided medical care to residents, but was also an important employer. High personnel costs and expensive medical equipment led to the clinic operator having to declare bankruptcy. But the favorite townspeople find a solution.
The courage and entrepreneurial spirit of favorite city dwellers show once again that a sense of community and local identity combined with the Gradido model can achieve the seemingly impossible, especially in difficult times.
Former employees of the Lieblingsstädter Schuhmanufaktur get together - determined to defy fate. They decide to continue doing what they do best on a voluntary basis: making high-quality shoes.