While cryptocurrency’s trend of rapidly gaining in value is attractive to users in all areas of the world, third world countries in particular are in need of a store of value that is not constantly eroding like many of their national currencies. Beyond value, however, the poorer regions of the world are largely unbanked and are in need of efficient and cheap transfers of value, something that Bitcoin no longer fulfills. I spoke with Dash activist Mahamadu Abdul-Salam on the rapid growth of interest in Ghana for Dash, particularly in the northern regions.