Simply deposit your time in an online database—one hour equals one credit—and withdraw it whenever you need help with something. It could be a simple skill swap, from a lesson in baking scones to help putting up a curtain rail. Or it might be a way to pool resources, by sharing a meal or the school run. In addition to being practical, time banks have the benefit of allowing neighbours to get to know each other through meaningful exchange.
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