Binance has announced plans to support a blockchain awareness and education program in communities in Francophone Africa.
This will be implemented in partnership with Jokkolabs, one of Africa’s first social impact hubs.
The Chief Executive Officer of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, disclosed this during his visit to Senegal and Ivory Coast.
Zhao reiterated the commitment of Binance to partnering with policymakers in its quest to propagate the benefits of Blockchain Technology to the financial economy of Africa and the region.
He noted that the technology which has aided in breaching the gap in financial accessibility in Africa is primed for crypto adoption as blockchain provides financial accessibility not currently available to lots of Africans.
“Together, we will reinforce the region as a hub of blockchain innovation and entrepreneurship,” he said, adding that the partnership will involve a monetary donation for community education
workshops to increase blockchain literacy and skills,” he said.