Paxful Builds School with Bitcoin in Africa

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One of the biggest peer to peer bitcoin exchange with a network of kiosks across the world is building schools in Africa funded with bitcoin. “The #BuiltWithBitcoin initiative is a testament to the power of cryptocurrency. We firmly believe that it can improve lives and make the world a better place,” says Ray Youssef, the CEO and co-founder of Paxful. Last year they were accused by a Nigerian NGO of locking out Nigerians from their platform, with Youssef stating at the time “Selling used gift cards over and over is FRAUD, yes this is a CRIME… Funds will go towards victims or SCHOOLs.” They have built two schools already, both in Rwanda, furnished with solar panels and still costing a total of just $100,000 each. They are in the process of building two more schools, one in Kenya and another in Nigeria. The Nigerian one (pictured) is almost finished says…

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