Community in Brazil teaches children to use bitcoin at school

Brazil’s bitcoin (BTC) citadel, known as Bitcoin Beach (Praia Bitcoin in Portuguese), is teaching elementary school children how to use cryptocurrency to buy what they consume daily, during recess.

In such a way that, in a school in the community of Jericoacoara, the youngest are buying fruit with a debit card and a point of sale based on lightning network of Bitcoin.

“We are faster than Visa or MasterCard and children love it”, points out the citadel team on their Twitter account. In shared graphics and videos, several schoolchildren are observed paying 10 sats (the minimum measure of bitcoin) for each fruit they buy.

At Brazil’s Bitcoin Beach, they believe that methods that make bitcoin easier to use will boost their cryptocurrency-based circular economy. Font: Twitter/PraiaBitcoin.

The experience is completed using a mobile point of sale for Lightning from Breez Technology and one Bolt Card or card for bitcoin payments from the CoinCorner company, as specified by the community in its publication.

Some businesses in the area are incorporating similar payment systems, as shown in another publication Fernando Motolese, founder of the Bitcoin Beach citadel in Brazil. He believes that With easy-to-use methods, the circular economy of bitcoin will grow that they are promoting since last year, as it has been reporting CriptoNoticias.

More momentum for the circular economy of bitcoin

The plan of the project is to get rid, in its entirety, of the use of fiat money that is controlled by governments to create a local economy based on “real and peaceful money”which is how they catalog bitcoin.

The proposal for a circular economy must exploit the legacy system using its tools and laws to provide real freedom and reduction of slavery. By using bitcoin and deciding for the peaceful money, you will receive time back. Over the years, you will reduce your level of slavery and become a sovereign individual. Since you are no longer part of the problem, you can fix the world by fixing money.

Citadel Beach Bitcoin of Brazil.

However, there are still several drawbacks to be resolved when paying with bitcoin using QR codes. The main difficulty arises in the difference in BTC prices recorded by the different platforms involved in the process. For this reason, users “may pay with the wrong amount or with a giant spread, sometimes 5% or 10%,” according to reports. manifests On twitter.

Given this, the group continues to search for technological alternatives that help create the best community bank based on bitcoin. Thus point out that “adoption takes time and multiple store visits, but it’s happening!”

In early November, the community organized a workshop for children to learn how to pay with a bitcoin payment card using the LNBits gateway. On that occasion, Motolese highlighted before the youngest of the community the importance of learn how to use bitcoin as a way to save for the future.



Community in Brazil teaches children to use bitcoin at school