- South African cryptocurrency SAFCOIN has launched Africa’s very first freelance job.
- Over 40 percent of the African youth mainly aged between the ages of 15 and 34 were unemployed in the fourth quarter of 2019.
- The freelancers are paid for the jobs that they do in the SAFCOIN cryptocurrency.
South African cryptocurrency SAFCOIN has launched Africa’s very first freelance job. An exclusively made African cryptocurrency has launched Africa’s first-ever blockchain-powered platform for micro-jobs. This platform has made with the main aim of connecting the businesses with the gig economy workers in Africa, that too free of cost.
An African startup MobiJobs.Africa has made it possible for startups, and all the small and medium-sized businesses list jobs and are able to search freelance jobs to establish an online presence without the need for any setting. This needs no setup or hosting or any development costs.
This platform also allows freelancers to market their skills and build their experience to buy listed jobs. The freelancers can buy jobs even if they don’t have a bank account. There is no joining or sign up costs, transaction costs. The freelancers are paid for the jobs that they do in the SAFCOIN cryptocurrency.
Over 40 percent of the African youth mainly aged between the ages of 15 and 34 were unemployed in the fourth quarter of 2019. A total of over 13.4 million youth in Africa do not have jobs.
The new technology is now enabling them to get jobs with the rise of freelance jobs or gig economy. More and more people are taking up short term and flexible tasks to be able to make money.
3.9 million people in South Africa had joined in on temporary employment in the year 2018, which is a significant increase from the 2.6 million individuals in the year 2017. Africa has almost 86 percent of informal employment.
MobiJobs has the aim to be able to empower more Africans to be able to gain access to global opportunities and grow their experience for a better future.