Our Story

United Africa Blockchain Association (UABA) is a Non-Profit Organization formed for the promotion of the adoption of Blockchain technology in Africa, and creating Partnerships and networks that deliver on life changing blockchain projects.

Our Goals

  • Educate and prepare Africa for the fourth industrial revolution
  • Develop local skills through innovation and incubation programs
  • Support and Promote African Startups Build strategic relationships with Government bodies and international partners

Our Mission

UABA intends to support the creation of a Blockchain ecosystem based on 8 common goals of harmonious coexistence and progress which are:

  1. Education
  2. Financial Inclusion
  3. Sovereign Identity
  4. Skills Development
  5. Job Creation
  6. Gender Equality
  7. Fair And Efficient Trade
  8. Poverty Alleviation 


Our Intiatives

One Million For Blockchain (1MB)

1MB is UABA’s blockchain awareness campaign. It aims to raise awareness through blockchain education and training programs. In order to promote mass adoption of the nascent technology, awareness is a primary vehicle for mass

Trainer The Trainer 

UABA focuses on delivering Blockchain projects geared to impact the learners in Africa. Train the Trainer model aims to achieving the goal of reaching 1 Million People for blockchain.

UABA Academy

Education is the one of the primary tools for establishing a blockchain ecosystem. UABA intends to equip each and every stakeholder with the best Blockchain education, acumen and tools to shape Africa’s future.

Our Partners

Our Team

Board Of Directors

Yaliwe Soko

Co-Founder & Chair-Person

Matthew Arnett

Director Global Relations

Joshua Salifu

Director of Academics & Research

Non-Executive Directors

Larry Mwansa

Media Relations Manager

Anita Mukuchamano

Executive Assistant to Chairperson

Shepherd Morena

Community Development Manager

Joseph Noott


Board of Advisors

Caroline Mukiira

General Manager IBM

Fred Stawitz

President, Storymakers

Dr. Sindhu Bhaskar

Director EST Capital

Wale Osborne Oderinde


Jordan Gitterman

Founder at Item Banc

Dr. Inon Schenker

Senior Advisor, Blockchain & SDGs

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