Published on July 21st, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Bitsoco Promoting Literacy in Kenya Funded by Gates Foundation 8211
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.”
Africa is a quickly growing market in the bitcoin space.