How Crypto Helps This Afghan School, Especially Under the Taliban

Fereshteh Forough, founder and CEO of Code to Inspire
  • how Code to Inspire uses crypto
  • why it’s been useful after the US withdrew its troops from the country and companies like Western Union have limited services
  • how the school turns crypto into afghanis, the local currency
  • how the recent humanitarian crisis has gotten more organizations in Afghanistan interested in using crypto
  • what Forough thinks crypto entrepreneurs could do better for banking the unbanked



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Laura Shin

Laura Shin


I’m a crypto journalist, host of the Unchained pod, and author of The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze.