The Constructed With Bitcoin Basis (BWB) has opened a brand new Bitcoin Expertise Middle in Ejisu, Ghana, a metropolis in Higher Kumasi, as a legacy for the inaugural Africa Bitcoin Convention. The middle shall be run by Ghanaians, for Ghanaians, in response to a press launch despatched to Bitcoin Journal.
BWB Founders Ray Youssef and Yusuf Nessary plan to disclose the campus on Thursday December 8, 2022, with a tour attended by varied members of the worldwide Bitcoin neighborhood.
The principle aim of the Bitcoin Expertise Middle, in response to the press launch, “is to equip the area people with expertise and data inside the finance and expertise industries — it’s additionally supposed to construct neighborhood and foster a secure setting to be taught.”
Help for the power comes from the Edwinase neighborhood, Blockchain Basis Africa, and the Bitcoin neighborhood. Eight staff will work there, together with directors and lecturers.
The discharge detailed a few of the varied topics to be taught on the middle, together with, “Monetary literacy: understanding cash,” “Introduction to Bitcoin,” “Entrepreneurship,” “Introduction to computer systems” and “Introduction to coding.”
The power shall be free to entry and the middle goals to teach and prepare roughly 400 folks within the first yr. Along with the schooling and coaching offered, the positioning will function a location for month-to-month meetups.
BWB is “a humanitarian group dedicated to creating equitable alternative by offering clear water, entry to high quality schooling, sustainable farming, and humanitarian assist—all powered by Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies,” in response to the inspiration’s web site.
Constructed With Bitcoin has accomplished a number of humanitarian initiatives earlier than, together with an schooling middle in South Africa in collaboration with Bitcoin Ekasi, a ferry for a college in El Salvador that had no entry previous to that and a nicely venture in Nigeria that offered over 1,000 villagers with entry to wash water.
On the significance of offering schooling entry to the neighborhood, Nessary said, “The bedrock of any neighborhood is schooling — whether or not that be monetary, well being, agriculture and so forth. Training can be a key to defending weak communities from dangerous actors and educating folks how Bitcoin can assist them and their households by way of entrepreneurship, monetary inclusion, data and social empowerment.”