Kenya Opens First Crypto School In Nairobi
In Nairobi, The World Food Programme has liased with machine learning company Corsali and Blockchain firm Celo to launch Kenya’s first crypto learning Centre.
The program will enable young people from poor backgrounds to earn income by working on a platform that uses cryptocurrency and e-wallets.
“Eighty per cent of participants of this project do not have employment and we are providing these skills to enable them earn a living using cryptocurrency,” Partner, research and Innovation at Celo, Angelo Kalaw said.
The program has already trained 200 young people on how to access digital work from global platforms using their smartphones. It aims to reach and train at least 400 people from remote areas by March 2022.
The participants will be able to access instant payment in Celo dollars through the integrated digital wallet. This can then be converted to US dollars and cashed out anytime using M-Pesa.
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