Jelurida Africa, the regional arm of the blockchain organization behind Ardor, Ignis has announced the date it would host an East Africa Blockchain Expedition. According to a press release, the multi-country expedition, whose objective is to educate and promote blockchain technology among public and private sector in East Africa will start on October 23.
According to the press release, the expedition will start in Zanzibar, Tanzania before it continues to other East African countries such as Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zibabwe, and Tanzania. In order to promote blockchain education, the group will organze meetups in universites, financial institutions and public offices. The team plan too reach to local law makers and private firms and institutions as well as developers and blockchain enthusiast in each of the named countiries to be part of the expedition.
Some of the key learning point of the East Africa Tour, include: Learn & Use Blockchain, Get Blockchain Certification, Join our Community, Test Our Products, Launch Our New Platforms, and Winning of Amazing Gifts.
According to Adedayo Adebajo, the managing director of Jelurida Africa, in an interview with KUTV Kenya, he emphasized the need for trust and immutability of data to scale and improve dealings with the neighboring countries.
“When it comes to deploying solutions on the blockchain, it become easy for anybody to trust you even without knowing you because they have your digital identity and they can verify your previous transactions without having to rely on total party participation.” Adebajo concluded.
Introduction of an innovative way to foster Blockchain Education
To shift Blockchain education from its usual theoretical practices, Jelurida Africa hopes to include innovations in explaining Blockchain technology to the common person. Through the use of Ardor client and Ignis rich features, Jeluridawill deliver a solution-focused training that allows participants to get first-hand experience on the potential of blockchain technology. The mechanics of storytelling and personal experiences will be used to further drive home the meaning of Blockchain technology. This will make the topic relatable to participants of the expedition.
Sustainable Communities in East Africa
Once the tour kicks off, new communities will be developed. These communities will be supported by Jelurida Africa to grow into full-fledged projects. Increase in blockchain start-ups, projects and enthusiasts will project East Africa as a major region for emerging technologies. This is what Jelurida Africa seeks to gain from the project.
The Ardor blockchain network, which will be deployed by Jelurida Africa has been deployed in Vienna for an initiative by the Hot City which involves crowdsourcing waste and recycling it into an energy grid.