Kenyans Now Pay Local Restaurant Bitcoin for Meals
In Kenya lies a tech-savvy Kenyan restaurant that has incorporated cryptocurrencies for facilitating payment. Kenyans now Pay Local Restaurant Bitcoin .
Betty’s place puts its culinary skills into effective use in “nyama choma,” a tantalizing goat meat barbeque that many Kenyans savor.
In the rural town of Nyeri, like 90 miles from the sprawling federal capital, Nairobi, it is one of the few startups in the country that has embraced blockchain technologies by allowing customers make payment with two cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Dash.
The Proprietress of the restaurant said: “Since the world is becoming more global, my place is also becoming a global restaurant,”
The dividends of her ingenuity include the traffic of visitors who stop by at her restaurant from different parts of the world.
Ms. Wambugu said: “I attract different customers from different parts of the world, whichever coin they have. As long as it’s a viable coin, we accept it.”
Ms. Wambugu ventured into trading in Bitcoin some years back, and within the space of 24 months, her working capital became large enough to purchase the two-story Nyeri hotel which she renamed Betty’s Place.