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Become a VOLUNTEER and / or DONOR and help us Rescue Earth by joining the Rescue Earth System. Free online courses and so much more awaits you. Be the change! Earth needs you!

Rescue Earth System -- South Africa

Log Your Volunteer Hours and Your Donations

When you volunteer to help Rescue Earth from ecosystem collapse, you are participating in one of society’s most noble efforts to ensure a better future for all life on Earth. By joining the Rescue Earth System you can LOG (get recognition for) your Volunteer Hours and / or your Donations

The bonus allocations are generous. The reason for the ‘generosity’ is that we wish to reward early adopters. Also, to be most effective, the system requires an optimal circulation threshold of available tokens (points / units-of-exchange) to be reached, and we believe the early adopters should be the people that benefit from this allocation.

The cost of joining the RESCUE Exchange / Rescue Earth System is R100 once-off. RegenCAN Indigent FD+ Compact members pay 100 FD+ (4 hours of work)

What you get by joining today:

By joining today you will get an allocation of 100 DP tokens (Discount Points) plus 7,200 RE (Sustainability Credits). You also get 120 Blitz (BZ) or 120 micro BLITZ (mBZ) tokens. You can use the BZ or mBZ tokens for a Permablitz at your premises or any location nominated by you. The Permablitz System will be starting soon.

All members get free access to Levels 1 to 12+1 of the online Regenerative Systems Design Course. The competency evaluations, practicals and elective courses are paid for in Quanta (Qu). The Regenerative Systems Design Courses will provide students of all ages and cultural backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to design a thriving regenerative society.

The multilingual courses will cater for all levels of interest, education, cultural background, etc. from home gardeners to off-grid homesteaders to farmers and businesses to regenerative development consultants and community leaders. The Regenerative Systems Design Course will be open for registration on 1 December 2022.

What you can do on the Sustainability Credit Exchange

The Rescue Earth Sustainability Credit Exchange (RESCUE Exchange) is a highly secure transaction platform based on banking software. It is also a dynamic searchable geo-directory of volunteer projects, donors, businesses and volunteers.

The tokens and points (units-of-exchange) that are available on your profile are: BZ, DP, pRE, Qu and RE. Below is a brief summary of the tokens and points that you can use.

BZ — Blitz

BZ tokens are used by the Permablitz System for Permablitz participants to exchange / swap time. 1 BZ equals 1 minute of participant time. 2 BZ equals 1 minute of specialist time and 3 BZ equals 1 minute of a certified Permaculture Designers time. A specialist is for example, a plumber, an electrician, a carpenter, etc. plus anyone that has completed Level 6 of the Regenerative Systems Design Course — RSD MOOC.

The first 10,000 new members will get rewarded with an early-bird bonus of 120 BZ. Although public space Permablitzes were originally supposed to increase the amount of BZ in circulation, the Covid-19 pandemic changed that goal. The 1,200,000 BZ in bonus BZ will be enough to kick-start the system. Public space Permablitzes (Permascapes) will soon be able to fulfill this role again.

What is a Permablitz? A Permablitz is a rapid makeover / restoration of a property to be more regenerative, resilient and sustainable using permaculture as a guide. The term permablitz is a contraction of permaculture and blitz, where a blitz simply means a focused effort to get something done quickly!

To be defined as a permablitz each project must be underpinned by a permaculture design done by someone with a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) –- the most basic permaculture qualification. Permablitz projects are predominantly in more urban / peri-urban landscapes.

DP — Discount Points

The Discount Point tokens (DP) are available for purchase by volunteers / sponsors. All funds raised go to the RegenCAN and SOLhelp Initiatives. DP tokens can be used to get 10% off purchases at participating outlets.

pRE — Patron RESCUE

Patron RESCUE (pRE) are a non-transferable register of monetary ‘support’ made by individuals towards the 20+ Rescue Earth Initiatives and the approved projects of the Regenerative Community Action Network by purchasing DP tokens (Discount Point tokens). All the income is distributed by the Regenerative Restoration Fund. In other words pRE are used to log your contribution to the Regenerative Restoration Fund. 

All funds go to the RegenCAN and SOLhelp Initiatives.

pRE are not transferable but can be inherited from a deceased member.

Qu — Quanta

Quanta (Qu) are used for community exchange transactions between members — e.g. swapping out home grown vegetables, when buying heirloom seeds, paying for a practical course, an elective course, etc. — and online via the Regenerative Health & Lifestyle shop.

RE — RESCUE — Sustainability Credits

A RESCUE — pronounced as rescue — is a measurable Sustainability Creditt. RESCUE are represented by the RE ‘token’ symbol when using the Sustainability Credit Exchange. Although RE are not transferable, they can be inherited from a deceased member.

Volunteers volunteer to projects that are members of the Rescue Earth System and are awarded 1 RE per minute they volunteer by the project they are volunteering at. N.B. The Rescue Earth System does not have its own projects.

The only income that the Rescue Earth System (Regenerative Systems) receives is the R100 monthly membership fee. All other funds are paid directly to NPOs or to the special purpose co-operative.

Early Adopter Rewards — Sustainability Credit Exchange

Listed in the table below, are the early adopter rates and bonuses.

An explanation of the titles in the table below:
Members :: Total members of the Rescue Earth System
RE Bonus :: The RE reward you get for joining in this band (threshold)
New :: How many new members there are in the band (threshold)
RE in hrs :: The Bonus RE you get in Hours — 1 RE = 1 minute
BZ / mBZ :: The BZ or mBZ allocation you get
Members Bonus RE New RE in hrs BZ / mBZ
100
7 200
100
120
120
300
6 600
200
110
120
600
6 000
300
100
120
1 000
5 400
400
90
120
1 500
4 800
500
80
-
2 500
4 200
1 000
70
-
4 000
3 600
1 500
60
-
6 000
3 000
2 000
50
-
10 000
2 400
4 000
40
-
20 000
1 800
10 000
30
-
100 000
1 200
80 000
20
-
250 000
600
150 000
10
-

What you get by joining today:

By joining today you will get an allocation of 100 DP tokens (Discount Points) plus 7,200 RE (Sustainability Credits). You also get 120 Blitz (BZ) or 120 micro BLITZ (mBZ) tokens. You can use the BZ or mBZ tokens for a Permablitz at your premises or any location nominated by you. The Permablitz System will be starting soon.

All members get free access to Levels 1 to 12+1 of the online Regenerative Systems Design Course. The competency evaluations, practicals and elective courses are paid for in Quanta (Qu). The Regenerative Systems Design Courses will provide students of all ages and cultural backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to design a thriving regenerative society.

The multilingual courses will cater for all levels of interest, education, cultural background, etc. from home gardeners to off-grid homesteaders to farmers and businesses to regenerative development consultants and community leaders. The Regenerative Systems Design Course will be open for registration on 1 December 2022.

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