Congolese Refugees Use Bitcoin To Build Grassroots Economy

Congolese Refugees Use Bitcoin To Build Grassroots Economy


After the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo volcano on 22 Could 2021, a restaurant employee and a blogger teamed up within the metropolis of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo and taught displaced households the right way to use Bitcoin, TechCrunch reported.

Blogger Gloire Wanzavalere went to a refugee camp that popped up in Goma, providing to present Bitcoin to displaced households. Gloire informed TechCrunch that he found many of the households had traded what few belongings that they had managed to flee with, thus they didn’t have the paperwork required to open financial institution accounts or purchase telephones.

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