Betty’s Place in Nyeri, Kenya, which is about 150KM from the capital Nairobi, offers a serene and relaxing environment in the middle of the small town for a refreshing cup of tea, coffee, or the local Nyama Choma. The restaurant is not only uniquely positioned, but also happens to be the only spot outside Nairobi, Kenya, where you can purchase food using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash or Dash.
Betty provided some great insights into the buying habits of crypto users and how accepting crypto has helped open up a wide opportunity for people to learn about cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology.
It was quite interesting to learn how people like Betty are spearheading blockchain education and crypto adoption. According to the entrepreneur:
Betty’s Place has so far received over Kshs. 40, 000 ($400) in crypto payments
The average Bitcoin or crypto transaction is about Kshs. 500 ($5)
She teaches about blockchain and crypto using the local language