This is an opinion editorial by Renata Rodrigues, international community and education lead at Paxful.On June 8, 2021, when El Salvador announced that Bitcoin was to become legal tender in El Salvador, I understood that this was a chance to showcase the real value of Bitcoin. What I saw was a community of individuals curious and open to embracing a truthful and inclusive monetary system that could minimize barriers to wealth and develop monetary liberty. When I look back one year later, Bitcoin is paving the method for a brighter financial future for individuals who believe in Bitcoin for flexibility and equivalent monetary gain access to. Theres still work to be done and we know that it starts and ends with education. This will continue to be at the leading edge of all that we perform in El Salvador and our educational initiatives throughout the globe.Bitcoinforthe100 is a collection of these stories and utilize cases that show that Bitcoin is genuinely for the 100%. From the small neighborhood of Isla Tasajera to a student on the path to self-sovereignty, below are the voices of people who are accepting Bitcoin for higher monetary liberty.– Renata Rodrigues, Global Community and Education Lead, PaxfulBitcoin For My Community: Don Walter, Isla Tasajera, El SalvadorDon first became aware of Bitcoin when the Built With Bitcoin Foundation made its way to Isla Tasajera where he lives. Before the structure arrived, Don and other citizens just knew that the government had actually offered people a little BTC, but they didnt know what to do with it. “Due to the difficulty of Internet connection and for that reason an absence of knowledge, we didnt know much about Bitcoin,” he said. With the arrival of the structure, Don and his next-door neighbors got Bitcoin education, training and an overall enhancement of “payment sales, purchases, and transactions.” As for Don himself, he prides himself on “handling to find out whatever that Bitcoin can do for the community.”Don has actually seen firsthand how Bitcoin can alter the lives of his community– through brand-new opportunities. “Bitcoin has brought us fantastic chances, specifically the favorable effect its had on the San Rafael Tasajera Canton School Center,” he stated. Since of its area on the island, the trainees and instructors of the school had a hard time getting to and from the school. Due to the fact that of a generous contribution, they do not require to stress about how theyll get to school any longer– the Built With Bitcoin Foundation and Bitcoin Magazine donated a boat to the neighborhood to make school more accessible. Dons brand-new understanding of Bitcoin has actually motivated him to read more about how he can utilize it in his daily life to much better himself and the community around him. He remains confident that Bitcoin will continue to advance not just his community, however likewise the world as a whole. “Bitcoin will make things easier and more available for us all,” he said.Learn more about Dons story here.Bitcoin For Inclusion: Nathaly Maria Cortez, San Salvador, El SalvadorWhile studying international economics at Universidad Francisco Gavidia (UFG), Nathaly decided to take a leap of faith and registered for the first campus tour that Paxful held in the nation to teach trainees about Bitcoin and the power of peer-to-peer innovation. Nathaly left the seminar thrilled and enthusiastic– for both herself and her neighborhood. “Bitcoin is a huge method to grow and establish the dichotomy of the Salvadorans,” she said.A few months after the workshop, Paxful announced the opening of “La Casa del Bitcoin” in El Salvador– home to complimentary Bitcoin education for anyone. Nathaly understood she required to be a part of it. On opening day of La Casa del Bitcoin, Nathaly got a preview of what was to come. “Bitcoin has to do with monetary inclusion, and we belong to learn about it now,” she said. From the class to the working stations, anybody can discover their place at La Casa del Bitcoin. Nathaly has made it her individual mission to further inform those around her about the power Bitcoin holds. “I currently advise family and loved ones on the topic of Bitcoin due to the fact that some people do not have access to banking or the traditional monetary system.”Learn more about Nathalys story here.This is a visitor post by Renata Rodrigues. Viewpoints expressed are totally their own and do not always show those of BTC Inc. or Bitcoin Magazine.
When I look back one year later on, Bitcoin is paving the method for a brighter financial future for the individuals who think in Bitcoin for liberty and equal monetary access.– Renata Rodrigues, Global Community and Education Lead, PaxfulBitcoin For My Community: Don Walter, Isla Tasajera, El SalvadorDon initially heard about Bitcoin when the Built With Bitcoin Foundation made its way to Isla Tasajera where he lives. Because of a generous donation, they dont require to worry about how theyll get to school anymore– the Built With Bitcoin Foundation and Bitcoin Magazine donated a boat to the community to make school more available. “Bitcoin will make things simpler and more available for us all,” he said.Learn more about Dons story here.Bitcoin For Inclusion: Nathaly Maria Cortez, San Salvador, El SalvadorWhile studying global economics at Universidad Francisco Gavidia (UFG), Nathaly decided to take a leap of faith and signed up for the first campus tour that Paxful held in the country to teach students about Bitcoin and the power of peer-to-peer technology. “Bitcoin is a big strategy to develop the dichotomy and grow of the Salvadorans,” she said.A few months after the seminar, Paxful revealed the opening of “La Casa del Bitcoin” in El Salvador– home to free Bitcoin education for anybody.