Building a #Bitcoin economy in a #SouthAfrican #township, in cooperation with @the_surfer_kids & @vryfokkenou & @Unravelsurf - Inspired by @BitcoinBeach

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Joined November 2021
Update on our #township #Bitcoin education center: Paving around the primary building is done and the area is ready for installation of the pre-fab building that'll serve as the center itself.
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Thank you🤩🤩😁😁🙏⚡️🧡
Building a Bitcoin Economy in a South African Township Let's hear from initiator Hermann how @the_surfer_kids are building @BitcoinEkasi. A project to empower and give hope. The coaches earn their salary in btc and spend it in six shops in the township. bitcoinundco.com/en/economy-…
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Bitcoin Ekasi retweeted
Not too long ago, @Modibe_ and @AnitaPosch hit the shores of @BitcoinEkasi to learn more about how #Bitcoin is impacting the community. Watch along for a peek at how it went 👀
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A message I received from Hermann the founder of @BitcoinEkasi. This is what #Bitcoin is and who it is most important for
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Lithabo Mthetho is progressing very well in the core Surf program. He is so confident that his level of Surfing is good. 🌊🙏. @SASurfing @UnravelSurf #thesurferkids #surfingislife
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Bitcoin Ekasi retweeted
Today we had 19 kids, they arrived had some nice classes with @Beeblebrox232 . Then had a Skate competition, and watched Surf videos 🏄‍♀️. Then they washed their hands, had lunch together, rice 🍚 +soup and vegetables. 😁. Brushed their teeth 😬 🪥, together we went home.
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So stoked @paxful pulled in, was awesome to have them here!!! The support is much appreciated🙏🙏🤩🤩
Not too long ago, @Modibe_ and @AnitaPosch hit the shores of @BitcoinEkasi to learn more about how #Bitcoin is impacting the community. Watch along for a peek at how it went 👀
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4,000 followers in 6 months!!! Thank you for the incredible support, this only strengthens our resolve to spread the adoption of #Bitcoin in our #township community. Here's a quick recap of how we got here. 👇👇👇
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2010: @the_surfer_kids is co-founded (by @vryfokkenou & wife) as outreach arm of their business @UnravelSurf 2013: First introduction to Bitcoin following the banking crisis and confiscation of deposits in Cyprus. (Thanks to @LLerox1 & an early print copy of @BitcoinMagazine)
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Jun 2021: @Bitvice_ podcast with @vryfokkenou youtube.com/watch?v=xzyNeEcH… Jun 2021: Following the @Bitvice_ podcast, first Bitcoin Donation to @the_surfer_kids (By an pseudonymous @bitcoincoreorg developer)
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Jul 2021: First discussions with @the_surfer_kids Senior Coach @LuthandoSABTC around the idea of emulating the @Bitcoinbeach model in his township community, using @the_surfer_kids as a platform.
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Aug 2021: @LuthandoSABTC on-boards the first #spaza shop in his township to accept #Bitcoin as payment over the #LightningNetwork⚡️⚡️⚡️
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Nov 2021: @BitcoinEkasi joins #Bitcoin twitter!!!
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Mar 2022: Former primary school mathematics teacher @Beeblebrox232 joins the team as resident #Bitcoin educator.
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April 2022: Lifeguards @AkhonaMabuto & Slulami join the team as the first lifeguards stationed permanently at Diaz Beach, in #MosselBay, with salaries paid 100% in #Bitcoin
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Watch this space! There's more coming soon! It's an incredibly exciting time to be alive!
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I'm crowdfunding for @BFFbtc via @geyserfund bitcoin and lightning only. Be a part 🙏
I'm a big fan of what @AnitaPosch is doing to help spread #Bitcoin information to the world. Like what @starkness says, "Bitcoin is for the billions, not just the billionaires." I'm investing in @geyserfund & I'll be supporting projects like @BFFbtc all through the bear market.
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