Africa Blockchain Alliance Receives $10,000 Grant from ConsenSys
The Africa Blockchain Alliance (ABA) has received a $10, 000 grant from ConsenSys to further the education and technical knowledge on the continent as the continue to push for blockchain development across the continent.
The grant will be for the Africa Blockchain Developer Program initiative .
The programme initiative has already seen the first Ethereum developer class of 14 students from across the African continent graduate. The grant was announced at the recently concluded 2019 Ethereal Summit in New York.
The grant will enable ABA will sponsor more students to take up the course for the next season scheduled to begin soon and the grant is step towards ensuring that more students takes part in the programme.
Some key areas of ConsenSys Grants fund projects. include: core infrastructure, improved developer tooling and UX, security, and also the access to knowledge for both developers and users. This will help to meet the needs of a rapidly accelerating Ethereum ecosystem.
According to ConsenSys: “GitCoin, a community-driven tool which allows grantees to receive a continues payments subject to successful milestones achievements being met will be used as a medium to send the grants within throughout this year 2019. We will give away $550,000 worth of grants to be distributed in amounts of $10,000 and $25,000.”
ConsenSys Grants will help highlight grantee projects through ConsenSys Media and Kauri, a technical knowledge community for OpenSource Software and also help to support projects by connecting the community of grantees and providing access to ConsenSys members and the Grants Advisory Committee.
The only two projects that received the grants from consensys are Africa Blockchain Developer Program and Ribbon Blockchain from South Africa.
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