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Afreum is a novel approach to financing the underbanked in Africa. But their strategy is not limited to any jurisdiction. Instead, Afreum has successfully connected the world to the underbanked and the underbanked to the world.

This is a common goal of several blockchains and FinTech startups. Even the Stellar Development Foundation has set out to modernize cross-border transactions.

“The way the global financial establishment is structured today, people are born into an economy just like they’re born into a political system. Stellar is a way out: it lets people participate in a worldwide, stable, financial network…

Hi there. My name is Afra. I am the official mascot of Afreum, a relatively new DeFi and payments ecosystem for Africa being built on top of the Stellar blockchain. I also like to be referred to as the crypto-savvicious zebra. It’s a thing.

Afreum’s goal is very simple. Use blockchain technology to drive financial inclusion in Africa. One of the questions I asked the founder when we first met was: “How do you do that?”. His answer was also very simple. Be genuine, build easy-to-use financial tools, educate users, incentivize adoption, and support endeavours around blockchain that achieve the…

-- Project conceived by London School of Economics alumnus aims to accelerate crypto adoption among Africa's unbanked populations --

Hong Kong -- 15th May, 2020 Afreum has launched key blockchain application building blocks in preparation for providing financial inclusion for Africa's unbanked. The recently launched Afreum Bridge, allows users to transact between the Stellar Network, on which the Afreum ecosystem is built, and Binance Smart Chain, one of the fastest growing platforms for decentralized finance (DeFi) applications.

Afreum published its whitepaper, laying out an ambitious roadmap for the Afreum Ecosystem, on 5th October, followed by the launch of Afreum Wallet…

People wondering how to acquire #Afreum #AFR tokens and what happens when you do. You can pre-own AFR (at a 50% discount in Nov only) using any #Stellar wallet (links at Upon Afreum Wallet launch end of December, simply transfer over to save, send, stake, convert, trade etc.

Suppose I need to remit, save, or send 10 Euros in January 2021. Theoretically, I could buy 10 Euros of AFR now at a 50% discount, getting 20 Euros worth of AFR. After my 10 Euro transaction in January 2021, I still have 10 Euros left. What will #afreum allow you…


Combines international DeFi and local payments to drive global demand for AFR token

Hong Kong — 3rd November, 2020: Afreum is pleased to announce the launch of a new DeFi app ecosystem aimed at driving blockchain adoption across Africa. Built on top of the Stellar blockchain, Afreum combines some of the key concepts of DeFi, such as staking, liquidity pools, and yield farming, while facilitating transfers, payments, remittances, savings, loans, and more, on the continent. …

Deep thinking about how #Africa can be catapulted into the age of digital money. #afreum


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