Combining WeFarm Education Methods With USSD Technology To Boost Bitcoin Adoption

By January 18, 2016Bitcoin Business

Combining WeFarm Education Methods With USSD Technology To Boost Bitcoin Adoption. newsbtc Connecting people goes well beyond any Internet capabilities that might be available at any given time. Several countries around the world see a growth in the number of mobile devices, although not all of these mobiles can connect to the Internet. Companies such as WeFarm are bringing Internet-esque services to the unconnected, by relying on SMS technology. Projects like these open up a lot of opportunities for Bitcoin education and adoption as well.

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Farming has the outlook of a business model that is about to die out soon, although the numbers will tell a different story. According to Wired UK , there are close to 500 million smallholder farmers worldwide, and nearly none of those has access to the Internet whatsoever. Not because these people do not deserve to be connected to the rest of the world, but simply because most rural areas have little to no Internet infrastructure at affordable prices.

This is especially true in areas such as Kenya, where the farmer population remains quite large. Accessing the Internet is possible for most of these people, assuming they fancy a several hour round trip to and from the nearest village. For most people, this is simply not worth the effort, despite the wealth of [agricultural] information they are missing out on.

WeFarm has come up with a convenient solution, as the company has created a platform to ask and answer questions from local users through SMS. Some people would go as far as calling it a true mobile social network that can be accessed without an Internet connection. Similar to how Quora operates, WeFarm users can ask any and […]

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