Gates Foundation Funds Bitsoko, Promotes Bitcoin Literacy in Kenya – Bitcoints

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Published on July 19th, 2015 | by bitcoin

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Gates Foundation Funds Bitsoko, Promotes Bitcoin Literacy in Kenya

A digital currency wallet, Bitsoko funded by Bill & Melinda Gates foundation announced plans to sponsor a series of educational events in Nairobi, Kenya, on the blockchain for start-ups.

Each attendee will receive a small amount of bitcoin and educational literature on bitcoin and the blockchain.

The GCE scheme funded by Bill & Melinda Gates foundation helps projects that offer solutions to global health and development challenges.

If you go to a restaurant and pay using bitcoin, the owner of the business will send us the bitcoin and receive mobile money in exchange.

“We are trying to build the infrastructure around bitcoin, which is lacking here.”  Said Bill Gates.

Africa is a quickly growing market in the bitcoin space.

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