Emigrants working abroad send an approximate 500 billion usd to their families in their home countries but the process of sending money can be extremely expensive, and often, targeting the most marginalized and needy of our society.
Blockchain can also improve humanitarian services, in ensuring the donations are headed straight to where its needed.
In the future, we will see blockchain based projects to help people validate their identity. 20% of the world population does not have documents which in turn limits their accessibility to banks, voting rights and healthcare.
Blockchain is a tool for self governance and social justice, and cryptocurrencies are a tool to economic sovereignty and collective efforts must be made to claim its purpose.