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The BitUnit Foundation is today holding a Bitcoin blockchain conference in Accra, Ghana looking at introducing to attendees the importance of the digital currency and its underlying technology.

BitUnit Foundation Founder Richmond Asumin has teamed up with local friends to create entrepreneurs in the African market, and help out on the cryptocurrency education.

The event is featuring introductions with the newly formed BitUnit Foundation and a preface about the basics of Bitcoin including wallet creation, and daily use.

Sika Boateng, the Vice President believes that BitUnit is a grassroots organization that has been relentless when it comes to teaching Bitcoin to locals in Ghana.

Robert David McLeod will also present at the conference in Dansoman. The founder of the blockchain startup Monetsu.com has experience in technology, finance, and activism. McLeod is a former prize winner of the 2014 Global Bitcoin 2.0 Hackathon, and also organized the Vancouver meetups in his area.

Among the speakers is Brock Hager, who will speak at the event about his experience in IT and the digital currency space. Hager has been associated with the Bitcoin ecosystem since 2013 and is an avid trainer.

Another passionate guest will be Timothy (TimTayshun) Curry, who believes the promotion of disruptive technologies “reduce cost, streamline productivity, improve connectivity, promote commerce and inspire unity.”

Andrew Wagner, who founded CoinFest the “world’s first decentralized and open source convention about cryptocurrency” will be discussing his involvement with adoption when he helped local businesses in Vancouver, accept the digital currency.