Africa SG & Free Ton Academy Proposal

Name: Timothy K. Kiarie
Telegram Username: @TimK254
Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timothy-k-841a00107/

I am an active member of the Free TON Africa Sub Governance, Free TON Academy Sub Governance, and the global Free TON community, signed the Declaration of Decentralization, and participates in organizing key events, such as the recently ended Africa Blockchain Week Virtual Summit 2021 in Morocco. Also, I have been conducting Beginners classes for the new Free TON users in the Africa Sub Governance to ensure they understand the functionality of the SG and Free TON blockchain at large.

Therefore, with my accomplishments and experience in offering education and the desire to educate the Africa populace about blockchain and cryptocurrency, I can offer the very best as an Education Moderator/Ambassador in the Free TON Africa Sub Governance, together with like-minded individuals, to meet and exceed the set goals/objective/aims and the proposed KPIs.

Together, we can make Africa a decentralized community. Thank you.

Ton Surf Wallet: 0:083f5ffc9580ade8531cbbc6c29ed8057ee6271b3d3b950f1d32d20fa2811e80

Check my submission for more details.

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APPLICATION FOR AFRICAN SUG EDUCATION AMBASSADOR.
As as ardent lover of Decentralization and the Blockchain technology itself, I was able to be part of the first 200 people to participate in the launch of Free TON Blockchain, I signed the Declaration Of Decentralization and partook in some of the contests held on and off the Free TON Forum. I have been in the Crypto space for the past 5 years, experience they said have been the nicest teacher. In my own little way of promoting Free TON amongst my peers I have done so. I believe Free TON is still very much at the early stages of development. By this its needs to be exposed to the African growing population through the teaching of important technology which will take it to a desired stage.
WHY AM I AN IDEAL CANDIDATE:
I have a vast knowledge of the Free TON community, technology, the needed audience to broadcast information of Blockchain and my experience so far has been the helping factor in my way to joining the Free TON community. I have launched a medium of communication through my community of social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn and many more social media platforms an the goal to meet up with the already proposed Education KPI in the African SUG, This is my goal of partaking in this Contest.

TON Surf address:
0:2672d62af577ac2b73335a1f751946c06879fda2379fd1e947048f63a7ff6894
Telegram @jixeje
Find my submission for more detailed information about me.

Name: Joseph Iferi-Ebin
Telegram: @josefophe
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josefophe

My experience has been some aggregate of what I have been passionate about which is in the area of education as a teacher. This has made me more enthusiastic about leadership roles and responsibilities and in the area of learning. I have served as the general secretary of the Society of Electrical/Electronics Engineering Students (SEES) during my undergraduate studies, and as a current ambassador of International Youth Mathematics Competition (IYMC) and many others.

Check my submission for more details.

                                  APPLICATION FOR:
                        AFRICA SUB GOVERNANCE
             EDUCATION AMBASSADORS CONTEST

. Name : JOHN GITHINJI KAMAU
. Social Media Handles :
. Email Adress : jn.thinji99@gmail.com
. Telegram Username : Jitumoto Telegram: Contact @Jitumoto
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. Country : KENYA
My Submission

Dear John,

Please find my application hereby attached.

George

Africa Sub Governance Education Moderators/Ambassadors

Name: George Kihara Thang’wa

Nationality: Kenyan

Telegram: @Joj

Email: kiharawathangwa@gmail.com

Languages: Fluent in English, Kiswahili and Kikuyu. Basic French

Academic Qualifications:
PGD in Mass Communications from the University of Nairobi, Kenya
B.Ed. in English and Literature – Moi University, Kenya

Work Experience:

  1. Director of Education, Livelihoods and Self-Reliance Programs – 2021 RET International
  • Management and overall supervision of Education Programs
  1. Regional Director – Operations – 2018 – 2020 RET International
  • In-charge of Operations and supervision in Chad, Burundi, Kenya, Mauritania, DRC
  1. Regional Programme Manager – Africa - 2009 – 2017 RET International
  • Management and overall supervision of all RET programmes in Africa including conceptualization, design and proposal development and implementation support.
  1. Programme Manager – Chad, 2005-2008 – Refugee Education Trust
  • Programme Implementation of a project targeting refugee youth and adolescents in Literacy and numeracy project, Languages project, Life Skills, Secondary Education through Distance Learning, Peer Educators training, Female students support
  1. Coordinator – 2002-2004 – Hilde Back Education Fund
  • Coordinated provision of scholarship to bright but poor children to access secondary education
    in Kenya, caseload assessment, scholarship application reviews
  1. Coordinator – 2001 – Community Development Forum (CODEF)
  • Coordinated various youth community based projects in Githunguri, Kiambu, Kenya
  1. Community Services Officer – Kosovo - 2000 – Adventist Development and Relief Agency
  • Minority project implementer, rescue of trafficked women, returnee programme
  1. Secondary School Teacher – Kaplamai High School –Kitale,
    Kenya 1994 -1999
  • Taught English and literature and was a member of guidance and counselling department

Short ideal candidate statement
I am a Blockchain and crypto enthusiast keen on sharing
knowledge in emerging technologies. I like to acquire new
knowledge and identify opportunities that can impact people’s
lives, particularly the underserved and marginalized. I have a
passion for working with refugee youth and youth-at-risk.

Wallet Address:
0:2116a88a33eaadfbb658b80502e52f82f09daca33a3dbcda4a61cb881e86
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THE CHALLENGES THAT PROMPTED THIS APPLICATION

  1. Blockchain adoptation is still very minimal in the Sub-Saharan African Regions so with my capabilities I can be able to extend the knowledge among my peers through several means like; content creations to promote NFTs,DEfi and lots more.

  2. Promoting Free TON ideology,goals,missions,and meritocracy among the African populace through my social media handles as indicated above.

  3. Expanding my knowledge of digital skills to the African youths found in my locality equipping them with the necessary information about job creations ,using Blockchain technology and disinfecting them from the menace of drug abuse and other illegal vices in the society.
    Telegram username: @Oche74
    TON Surf Address: 0:92a411e0cf69c0f9590a820660778ee79facc9edc695e4b50c6aa7588495c084

DECOURSE CONTEST SUBMISSION

MY COURSES

Name of the course Link address Duration Language
An overview of the economic aspects of the Free TON ecosystem https://freeton.academy/courses/обзор-экономических-аспектов-экосис/

https://freeton.academy/courses/an-overview-of-the-economic-aspects-of-the-free-ton-ecosystem/|6 hours|Russian

English|

Photo “Against the background of professional interests”. Overchuk Oleksandr Petrovych at the window of the operating hall of the National Bank of Ukraine with the inscription “Financial instruments in UAH (credit, securities)” 25.10.2019, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Overchuk Oleksandr Petrovych (far left in the second row) in the operation hall at National Bank of Ukraine past conferension with Ukrainian business respondents (in the center “bald” - Tomash Fiala, investment banker, CEO Dragon Capital - the investment partner, among others, is the American financier, stock market investor George Soros. 25.10.2019, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Overchuk Oleksandr Petrovych, born on February 20, 1980 in Kyiv, Ukrainian citizen, education higher. I have no insiders among the initiative jury members of the FT Academy community. I am fluent in Russian and Ukrainian, as well as English with the help of a dictionary.

I am interested in modern blockchain technologies. The main goal of my research is to study the options of the Free TON ecosystem from an economic point of view. In October 2020, I joined the Free TON Wiki team and immediately started translating Wiki publications from Russian, which I had mastered since childhood, into my native Ukrainian language. When translating texts, Wiki studied in detail the materials on the Free TON blockchain. You can find a detailed list of redeemed articles on the website https://uk.freeton.wiki/Free_TON_Wiki (my username is Medco)

Currently, I am actively exploring the possibilities of introducing Free TON blockchain technologies into modern fintech services (banking, insurance, corporate voting, accounting for ownership of tokenized assets and their circulation, HR, etc.), about which I am preparing relevant publications. One of them has already been published in Russian on the advantages of voting procedures in the blockchain https://ru.freeton.wiki/Преимущества_процедур_голосования_с_помощью_Free_TON

In early 2021, I became a member of the Free TON Wiki jury to assess the quality of new materials for the blockchain encyclopedia.

Since my student days (late 20th century), I began to explore alternative ways of calculating. The most common instrument for non-cash non-cash settlements in those years were paper bills (simple and transferable). While studying at the institute, he first prepared a thematic report on bills of exchange, which he made at an institute seminar on the subject “Money and Credit”. Further, this essay was transformed into a bachelor’s term paper. And the course work served as the basis for the successful defense of the master’s thesis on the topic: “Bill of exchange form of payments and its impact on the activities of enterprises in Ukraine” (2004).

The acquired academic knowledge helped me a lot in working in different banks in servicing clients in the field of securities and documentary operations (2004-2009).

However, when working with small farms and private farmers (2008-2018), I noticed a great inconvenience when paying with them for agricultural products (they prefer to pay in cash), since it was not always possible to quickly settle by bank transfer. This circumstance prompted me to study more deeply the possibilities of the blockchain.

In modern conditions, with the active development of the Free TON blockchain project, there is a huge potential for studying this technological platform in the context of its application in various spheres of international socio-economic relations.

Taking into account the graphic symbol of the Free TON community in the form of a crystal in the form of a symmetrical cut, symbolizing the value of this project, like the gem of a large diamond stored in the treasury of a diamond mining company, I want to emphasize the great opportunities for promising research and training within the Free TON Academy on various topics and directions of our multifaceted “crystal”.

At the initial stage of the Free TON Academy’s activities, I consider the following topics to be appropriate areas for research and training:

  • technological foundations of the Free TON ecosystem;
  • promising areas of application of the Free TON blockchain options;
  • the history of quasi-money as the predecessors of tokens issued on the blockchain for a deeper understanding of the economic essence of settlement instruments;
  • prospects for the creation of financial structures (communities) that could provide financial and banking services based on the Free TON (DeFi) blockchain;
  • legal adaptation of technological solutions (options) developed on the basis of the Free TON blockchain for widespread use in different countries.

The basic digital coin TON Crystal of the Free TON (FT) ecosystem has the basic properties that are necessary for its circulation as a settlement instrument. As of summer 2021, FT Crystals are listed on about 10 trading platforms (crypto exchanges and crypto exchanges). Their liquidity (the ability to quickly buy and sell) gives them the properties of a cash equivalent. However, there is a major factor negatively affecting FT tokens - significant volatility (variability) in their value. The FT project is at an early stage of development and the ecosystem tokens are not completely distributed among the participants taking part in the development of this blockchain platform, and this does not make it possible to objectively assess the cost value of the entire FT ecosystem in terms of technological value (by analogy with classic IT companies ).

Significant exchange rate volatility is inherent in all cryptocurrencies. Under the condition of a simple payment for goods, work performed or services provided with TON Crystal tokens, a conflict of interest arises between the buyer and the seller (with a further decrease in the rate, the buyer wins, the seller - a loss, with an increase in the rate: the seller gains, and the buyer overpays).

There are many options for leveling the volatility of TON Crystal tokens and their detailed consideration is planned in stages as part of the course: “Researching the possibilities for carrying out calculations in the Free TON ecosystem”.

At the next stage, you can consider the possibility of the formation of faculties, for example, information technology (IT), economics and law. Where students could comprehend the wisdom of the blockchain in more depth, depending on their priorities, looking at our “crystal” in 3D :slight_smile:

Education:

In 1995 he graduated from 9 classes of high school #156 in Kyiv.

In 1998 he graduated with honors from the Vocational Technical School #40 in Kyiv and received his qualification “Electrical Installer for repair and maintenance of electrical equipment” 4 category and received a complete secondary education.

In 2001 he graduated with honors from the Kyiv Industrial College, majoring in Stock Exchange Activity, got the qualification of “Accountant-financier” with the diploma of junior specialist.

In 2003 he graduated from the Ukrainian Institute of Finance and Economics (Kyiv) with a basic higher education in majoring in Economics and Entrepreneurship and earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics - Finance.

In 2004 he graduated from the magistracy of the Ukrainian Financial and Economic Institute (Kyiv) specialty “Finance” and obtained the qualification “Master of Finance” (specialization: “Financial Management”).

Employment:

10/25/2004 - 23/02/2006 - worked in the branch #25 of JSCIB “UkrSibbank” Branch “KIEV REGIONAL MANAGEMENT” in the position of sales specialist and specialist of small and medium business.

02/22/2006 - 01/06/2006. - specialist of category 2 of the sector of support of calculations and active-passive

operations of the Customer Support Division of the First Kyiv Department of the Kiev Regional Department JSCIB “UKRSIBBANK”.

2006/06/02 - 23/03/2007 - expert in working with light, processing and food enterprises, enterprises of transport and communication of the First Kyiv Regional Corporate Center of Kyiv the corporate center of the BNP Paribas Group, the Kiev regional department of JSCIB “UkrSibbank”.

03/26/2007 - 03/07/2007 - Leading economist of the Credit Department of the “Pivdeny” (Southern) Bank Branch in the city of Kiev.

07/04/2007 - 08/15/2007 - Chief Specialist of the Documentary Business and Securities Division of the Office of active operations of corporate business of the First Kyiv Branch of OJSC “ALL-UKRAINE SHAREHOLDER BANK”.

08/16/2007 - 05/02/2008 - Head of the Documentary Business and Securities Division of the Management of Active of corporate business operations of the First Kiev Branch of OJSC “ALL-UKRAINE JOINT STOCK BANK”.

02/07/2008 - 09/07/2009 - Head of Corporate Business Development Division, Service Management Legal entities Branch “Kyiv Regional Department” PJSC (formerly OJSC) “RODOVID BANK”.

05/24/2008 - 09/07/2009 - worked part-time at LLC “MEDKO-AVANTAGE” (code 16477431) in the position of Director.

From 10/07/2009. and till now I work at the main place of work in LLC “MEDKO-AVANTAGE” (code for EDRPOU 16477431) as Director.

From 01/04/2010 and to date I work part-time in a PRIVATE ENTERPRISE “GROUP “KATRINIKA” (code 36830043) in the position of Director.

From 07/12/2009. I am a member of the “DIBROVA” FARMER’S FARM (code 22672243), and since 2012 I have been engaged in personal peasant farming in the territory of Kharkiv area.

Marital status: Married (2008), I have a son (2018) and a daughter (2009).

With respect and hope for cooperation,

Overchuk Oleksandr Petrovych

+380 (93) 745-43-12

+380 (68) 288-01-46

+380 (66) 963-39-84

E-mail: medcoav@gmail.com

Telegram: @olexandroverchuk

Forum Free TON: Medco

Public key:

b7026e49842f9470840a437308bab56506dbb542ad66bbcda6b94b4d85476a2a

Free TON address:

0:9b2a08d9388f83d3a350e61f2f2b91ef0f30722cbd4cbf9b1ad9e98f9af2c385

The following member of FreeTon Africa have been shortlisted for the Education Ambassadors contest and shall henceforth resume duties of the same

  1. All Initial Africa SG Members
    Yong Tyc.
    Obed Yamson.
    Charles Mwangi.
    Maina Mutheki.
    John Mwangi.
    John Kanyiri.
  2. Kayode Babanginda.
  3. Joseph Ebin.
  4. Timothy Kiairie.
  5. George Kihara Thangwa.

In reference to the Africa SG jury score to the new members submisions, we believe this team shall deliver a comprehensive education program to the continent and will begin their work immediately.

Free TON Africa SG Multisig Address:
0:3Ae48d8998df3182b80d02ef0dfbfbaec7062a81b7cf434251a0b1bf48a583ccad

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Congratulations to the winners.

ONBOARDING AFRICAN AUTHORS PROGRAM

Description

One of the major hindrances to acceptability of Blockchain Technology in most African countries is actually the lack of sufficient information to ‘drive home’ its importance to the continent. The reason as to why fewer countries in Africa have embraced the technology as a whole.

It is in this view, therefore, that the Free TON Africa SG has devised a multipronged approach through this contest (to identify) and thereafter a program (to engage) prospective authors (to address) this challenge of Africa’s uniqueness in regards to blockchain adaptability.

Type: Contest

Contest Dates: October 30 - November 20, 2021

Voting Time: November 21 - November 28, 2021

Motivation

The Free TON Blockchain, being a community-driven project, aspires to constantly roll out fresh and innovative activities and ideas from various individuals across the globe. Free TON Africa intends to mirror that aspect through this contest. Passionate education moderators, have already been identified, to assist talented members in Africa engage wholly with students eager to acquire blockchain knowledge. The intent being to create synergy between the Free TON Africa membership and the Free TON Academy, thus attracting high-traffic (from inside) and in effect (from outside) Free TON.

Rules of engagement for Free TON Africa Education Moderators include:

A. Running this contest recurrently every two(2) months after completion of the first one.

B. Identifying, registering and logging in all the applicants and their specialties.

Note: Where possible try to achieve and promote a regional balance.

C. Orienting successful applicants through, at least, two(2) workshop sessions before seconding to the Academy as African Authors.

Note: Workshops to equip Authors with the modus operandi of the Academy will be conducted in collaboration with the Free TON Academy’s representative(s).

D. Assisting all successful Authors in marketing their courses through the Free TON Africa Media forums.

E. Awarding an introductory token incentive after a vote by the Free TON Africa SG jury members.

F. Advising all African authors on the Academy’s contest requirements beforehand.

G. Creating, updating and maintaining the Workshops curricula while engaging/notifying the Authors of the podcasts within reasonable timelines.

Contestants Requirements

  1. All applicants should be Free TON members and must have signed the Declaration of Decentralisation.

  2. All applicants should submit a PDF detailing the following:

a) Name(s)

b) Telegram ID(s)

c) Free TON address

d) A brief education background

e) A short description stating area of specialty and its relation to blockchain

Note: An added advantage but not necessarily a crucial criteria for consideration.

f) In a few words, what motivates you towards mentoring and training others in your field of specialty.

  1. N.B.

a) There will be no restrictions in the presentation of content. Authors can disburse content through any form of their choice be it photos, graphics, video, text, etc.

b) A sample of your course specialty may be an added bonus but not necessarily a mandatory requirement.

c) Applicants can also be blockchain content owners or researchers with no authorship skills and are willing to become accomplished authors, or vice versa where they are acclaimed authors in their own space and are willing to venture in the realm of blockchain authorship.

Procedural Requirements

Accessibility: Participants must double-check to ensure their submissions are accessible for the jurors to open and view.

Timing: Contestants must submit their applications within the specified duration of the contest. Late submissions will be set aside.

Content: All content must be submitted in PDF format. If all or a portion of the original content cannot be in the form of a PDF, applicants can simply submit a PDF with links to their original content.

Contact: Each submission must have an identifiable contact that can be matched with the contestant’s description. For example, forum description for discussion, Telegram ID (preferred) or any other direct contact information that can confirm that the work submitted belongs to them. In the absence of a contestant’s confirmation of copyright ownership of the submitted work, the whole application will be rejected.

KPIs

Item Details Date
KPI 1: Run Contest and Identify Authors October 30, 2021 - November 20, 2021
KPI 2: Conduct Workshops: Workshop 1 November 31, 2021
Workshop 2 December 7, 2021
KPI 3: Onboarding Authors December 8, 2021 - December 10, 2021

Winners Rewards

  1. Each winning contestant will receive 50 TONS as a welcome reward. However, to receive the reward, one must attain a score above 6.0 points on average.
  2. Incorporation into a separate Telegram group for authors, to facilitate ease of communication, brainstorming, networking and also coordination with the Free TON education moderators.

Voting Requirements

· Jurors must have a solid understanding of an applicant’s specialty to provide a score and feedback. If any juror feels that he/she does not understand any given submission, he/she should choose “Abstain”.

· Each juror will vote by rating each submission on a scale of 1 to 10 or can choose to reject it if it does not meet requirements or vote “Abstain” if they feel unqualified to judge.

· Any ambiguities, misinterpretations or disagreements concerning the requirements by participants in chats and on the forum should be addressed by jury members before voting.

· An author can provide several submissions if they are all original and differ from one another significantly enough to be considered different. The scale of differences will be determined by the jurors.

· The Jury will reject inappropriate, incomplete, sub-par, or duplicate submissions, as well as submissions that do not meet the listed requirements.

· If an author makes additional submissions or multiple submissions to replace a previously published submission, the contestant must inform the jury about it and indicate which submission is to be judged. In this case, only the specified submission will count. If the contestant fails to clearly indicate which submission to be judged, only the first submission will count and jurors will reject all others.

Jury Rewards

Jurors will include both the Africa SG initial members and the education moderators. An amount equal to 10% of the total sum of all tokens awarded to contest winners will be distributed among jurors who vote and provide feedback. This percentage to be awarded will be based on the following:

  1. The number of votes each juror casts. For instance, if one juror votes 10 times, and another juror votes 5 times, the juror who voted 10 times will get 2 times more tokens than the juror who votes 5 times.
  2. Feedback provided by individual jurors on each submission. Any juror who does provide feedback will forfeit their reward.

FREE TON WALLET

0:083f5ffc9580ade8531cbbc6c29ed8057ee6271b3d3b950f1d32d20fa2811e80

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Great initiative. This will help build content relevant to the Academy for the African Students and exploratory minds in general.

There’s nothing less than great here. We now have a structure that will help in production of relevant content for the African community.

I totally agree. We need more awareness and engagement in the Africa continent. This is one step to reaching our goal

I love this, having a structure that handles this is awesome.

A very timely initiative that will address the existing Gap. It will go a long way in harnessing the immense resources inherent across the African continent.

This is a good one because it will ensure the spread of quality information to Africans.

hi y’all
checkout my submission for the ONBOARDING AFRICAN AUTHORS PROGRAM on this link :slight_smile:

Dear Team,
This is a nice move.
I have rendered my submission for your review.
Thank you

Dear Great People,

This is really encouraging. I have made submission for Onboarding African Authors Program

African-Authors.pdf

This is a great opportunity for information to be shared.