Blockchain for Brazil’s agriculture

The second Impact Plus event in Brazil took place at Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, located in Seropédica. Our team introduced blockchain technology and its specific advantages to the fields of agriculture and climate change, fields for which the university has a distinguished reputation. Special attention was given to the practical implications of…

Polygon Developers training

A Web3 training was presented by Polygon in conjunction with Impact Plus  and Harmony at the iHub innovation and incubator center in Nairobi. The training provided developers with skills to advance their careers and to prepare them for the upcoming Gender Hackathon. The training included a “Polygon” section. The introductory training course covered technical and…

Nfts and responsibility

Polygon’s first NFT meet-up for Kenyan artists was a hit. Participation was encouraged for artists from disenfranchised communities that would otherwise not have exposure to NFTs. Polygon’s Michael Jordan, from the Enterprise team, led the discussion. Along with the event theme, an ethical venue, parity, and social commitment played a vital role in the event’s…

Media workshop

A media & web3 for social impact workshop was hosted at the Game Development Center in Nairobi. In a half-day session, journalists from Kenya Media Council explored the advantages of blockchain technology and how it can positively influence social change. Working with journalists is particularly important, as there is a general tendency to confuse blockchain…

Gaming for Social Impact

Our recent workshop on gaming for social impact, which took place at Usiku Games in Nairobi, Kenya, showcased the talents of top developers from platforms around the world. Vice President of Business Development NFT & Gaming at Polygon, Steven Bryson-Haynes, highlighted initiatives achieving true social impact in the Web3 space. A total of 124 individuals…