How One Blockchain Caters to the Unbankedby@deenazaidi
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How One Blockchain Caters to the Unbanked

by Deena Zaidi3mSeptember 25th, 2018
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BanQu is providing a permanent identity-based solution for the unbanked through a ground-breaking initiative. The blockchain-as-a-service software company aims to address the issue of global poverty by identifying those who have remained anonymous in vulnerable situations. Jointly founded in 2016 by <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashishgadnis" target="_blank">Ashish Ghadnis </a>and <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/hamse-warfa-83b47a69" target="_blank">Hamse Warfa</a> (himself a refugee from Somalia), BanQu gives an identity to the unbanked by equipping the unverified with an <a href="https://banqu.co/our-purpose/" target="_blank">economic and transactional identity</a> so that they can participate equally in the global economy.

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