Local African Bitcoin Communities

In recent years, the adoption and use of Bitcoin have grown significantly in Africa, creating vibrant and diverse communities of Bitcoin enthusiasts across the continent. These communities have been at the forefront of innovation, education, and adoption of of Bitcoin, using it to solve real-world problems and promote financial freedom. From Nigeria to South Africa, Kenya to Ghana, African Bitcoin communities have proven themselves to be dynamic and resilient, even in the face of economic challenges and political uncertainty. Here is a comprehensive list of Local Bitcoin Communities contributing to the Global Bitcoin landscape.

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Bitcoin For Fairness

Bitcoin for Fairness has had a significant impact on increasing the adoption of Bitcoin in Africa. As a non-profit initiative, it aims to raise awareness and understanding of Bitcoin among people in emerging countries and those who are disadvantaged.


Another noteworthy project is AfroBitcoin, which consists of individuals from different regions in Africa who share a belief in the potential of the Bitcoin revolution. They are working together to increase its adoption and build a movement to support it.


This program aims to educate the next generation of African developers in Bitcoin and Lightning technology. Additionally, it creates an opportunity for African software developers to transition into building for the Bitcoin and Lightning networks.

Bitcoin Ekasi

Bitcoin Ekasi is unique in that it pays the coaches for The Surfer Kids program in Bitcoin and also works to get vendors in the township to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment.

Bitcoin Dada

Bitcoin Dada aims to provide a supportive environment for African women to learn about Bitcoin. By being part of a women-centered community, participants are encouraged to succeed and thrive.

Bitcoin Cowries

Bitcoin Cowries is an African Bitcoin project building Bitcoin communities in Ghana through Bitcoin education, and adoption. They believe in having fun while converting people to believe in the Bitcoin standard.

Bitcoin Mountain

Bitcoin Mountain is a Bitcoin-only African community building a Bitcoin circular economy around the Buea Mountain Area along the Atlantic coast of Cameroon.

Bitcoin Witsand

Bitcoin Witsand is one of the fastest-growing indigenous African Bitcoin project that is building a circular bitcoin economy in Witsand, Western Cape, South Africa.

Bitcoin Brite

Bitcoin Brite is a circular #Bitcoin Economy in Kokrobite, Ghana. Which is also based around surfing and teaching kids life-skills. Although relatively new, they are already merging the power of Bitcoin with community empowerment.

Bitcoin Ubuntu

Bitcoin Ubuntu is a  Bitcoin meetup and outreach initiative hosted in Swellendam, South Africa. One of their goals is to Build a Bitcoin circular economy in heart of the Railton football community.


Bitshack is the home of Bitcoin adoption. They are focused on education, practical learning and believe that actual experience is the best teacher. However, the day you actually receive Bitcoin and work with it, you will truly understand Bitcoin.

Bitcoin Benin

Bitcoin Benin is a dynamic Community working for a healthy and rapid adoption of Bitcoin in Benin and in West Africa. Education first, they strive to empower individuals with the knowledge and tools to navigate the world of Bitcoin confidently.

Bitcoin Reach

Bitcoin Reach is an initiative cultivating #Bitcoin communities across Southern Africa through knowledge distribution. They are involved in organising Bitcoin meetups and are currently raising capital for a Bitcoin bus to travel across Africa. 

Bitcoin Senegal

Gorilla Sats

Gorilla Sats is a leading Bitcoin company based in Uganda, with a mission to drive the adoption of Bitcoin and create a thriving Bitcoin-based circular economy in Uganda. With a localized secure platform for easy Bitcoin transactions, they empower individuals and businesses alike to embrace the benefits of a decentralized financial system.


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