Paxful CEO Ray Youssef plans on building 100 schools in Africa. Two schools have already been built in Rwanda, while a third is currently in development.
Paxful is a peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace that directly connects those looking to buy with those looking to sell, with a special focus on the unbanked and underserved world. The platform’s school-building projects are part of its #BuiltWithBitcoin initiative.
Youssef hopes that Paxful’s school building initiatives will serve to educate the next generation of young leaders. He told Bitcoinist:
We are working to scale up the process to where we can build several schools at once in different countries at an even higher standard of education. The final goal is a school for gifted children surpassing the education given at top private schools. We believe this is the greatest…