Bobby Unser mentioned, ‘success is the place preparation and alternative meet’. It suffices to say that WADA is getting ready right now’s youth for blockchain alternatives in the long run.
WADA is concentrated on connecting African builders and entrepreneurs to the Cardano ecosystem and distributed ledger applied sciences. In addition, the actions of WADA nurture people’ concepts into actuality by guiding distinctive proposal submission and exploring funding avenues via the Cardano Project catalyst.
Given this, WADA via the Youth Outreach Program sought to interact and current youth in Ghana with blockchain alternatives. The convention commenced with a welcome tackle by Afia Asamoa Owusu (Sub Regional Coordination, WADA) who doubled because the moderator for the convention.
The Youth Outreach Program featured educative audio system on the theme ‘Exploring Blockchain as an Economic Opportunity for Young People’.
The first presentation was performed by Nathaniel Dwamena, on the subject, ‘Blockchain and Economic Opportunities for Young People’. The presentation defined blockchain and the good thing about a decentralized ledger. The presentation distinguished between Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) and Traditional Company.
DAO is opened and pushed by codes. It is participatory, improves, adjustments, and evolves. Most considerably, DAO can’t be shut down by anybody or the federal government, in contrast to conventional corporations that may simply be shut down by the federal government. He concluded that cooperation, monetary funding, fundraising, and ending the issue of inflation are some financial alternatives that contribute in direction of a peaceable society.
Also, Nana Kwadwo Safo, offered on the Cardano Project Catalyst. He defined how the Cardano group is supporting concepts via funding modern proposals that nice influence on the group and add to the Cardano ecosystem. Nana Safo, shared perception about Cardano Project Catalyst and the way members can get funding for numerous entrepreneurial concepts.
The Cardano Project Catalyst is in numerous classes and members had been admonished to submit proposals in the correct classes. He added that Cardano Project Catalyst has an never-ending reward for proposers, group advisors, and voters.
The speaker concluded that the Cardano Project Catalyst has rather a lot to supply people, subsequently, members must be modern and inventive downside solvers.
More so, the third presentation was performed by Mercy Tachie-Menson (Coordination Lead, WADA) on the subject, ‘NFTS: Now and in the long run’. This presentation helped clarify non-fungible tokens (NFT) and the alternatives it presents in the long run. NFT is a digital asset on the blockchain and presents a greater method of safeguarding mental property in Ghana.
NFTs have a singular digital signature with blockchain serving as a public ledge that enables people to confirm and personal it. NFTs are purchased with crypto-currency and blockchain retains the report of transactions.
NFTs come in totally different sorts together with pictures, movies, music, textual content, and even tweets which provides creators the very best worth for his or her distinctive creativity. In sum, NFTs signify the way forward for possession, and this contains contracts, actual property properties, and tickets.
In addition, Oshomah Abubakar and Genty Samvura, contributed to the dialogue on NFT as properly.
Finally, Megan Hess admonished members along with her presentation which was titled ‘WADA: Call to Action’. This presentation knowledgeable rather a lot about WADA and supplied a motive why the youth ought to get entangled to benefit from the quite a few advantages thereof.
It is the aim of WADA to assist each aspiring entrepreneur and youths to discover alternatives on the Cardano Project catalyst.
The occasion was partaking as members had been allowed to ask questions on audio system’ shows. Participants had been allowed to undertake a brief quiz for rewards. The majority of members downloaded the Yoroi pockets to obtain their reward from the quiz.
The occasion unfolded on thirteenth November 2021 concurrently at the AITI-KACE (Advance Information Technology Institute- Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence), Accra, HapaSpace, Kumasi, and Northern Ghana.
The youth convention was joined by a number of different people on-line by way of Zoom, Facebook, and YouTube. In all, there have been a complete of 220 youths participated in the convention. The occasion was additionally supported by Cardano, Project Catalyst, and UpDev.
In all, the youth outreach program was successful and impressed hope for entrepreneurial concepts. WADA is welcoming people to grow to be campus ambassadors at their numerous tertiary establishments in Ghana and past.
WADA all the time provides to a number of, subsequently, be a part of the practice and luxuriate in blockchain alternatives together with Cardano Project Catalyst.
Article by: Nathaniel Dwamena