About BitMari

BitMari is a Pan-African remittance service that shall leverage on bitcoin technology to tap into new markets of the diaspora remittance.

What We Do

We are a remittance platform that allows people to send money to Zimbabwe from anywhere in the world leveraging Bitcoin technology.
We are the only Bitcoin based company in the world to receive a money transfer license from the central bank of Zimbabwe and have a strategic partnership with Agribank to perform remittances for their customers using Bitcoin..

Our Mission

Technology changes the world in ways that politics, militarism, and economics cannot. We believe that Bitcoin will be the technology that unifies a “United States of Africa.” BitMari will leverage Bitcoin technology to reduce the friction of sending money to Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa. BitMari will do all it can to help eliminate the border impediments to trading within the African continent and this will eventually assist to overcome the the neocolonial banking infrastructure that currently undermines Africa’s development.

What Problem Do We Solve

The remittance problem is global yet it hits the hardest in developing regions including Africa. In 2017, the international average cost of remittance is approximately 7% yet, the cost of sending money to and from Africa can be as high as 20%. 20% is $2 out of every $10. These $2 may mean very little to you and I but in some areas of Africa, it could be the cost of a daily grocery trip. Exceptionally high costs of remittances to Africa partnered with an almost complete lack of transparency in the movement of funds to Africa. These costs reduce the value of remittances that can be sent to Africa, thereby stifling the true economic growth of Africa. When the Zimbabwean economy collapsed in 2009, a lot of people left the country to work in the diaspora and support their families back home. They face high fees to send money back home through traditional remittance platforms. We will use bitcoin to reduce the cost of remittances and reduce the friction of financial transactions.





  • From the blog

    Avoiding Rock Bottom Level With You Self-Care

    Self Care Rock Bottom is the complete absence of the desire to take care of yourself holistically or categorically. We can remain in denial about how low our interest is in taking care of ourselves, but there are certain actions that trigger a red flag that we must honor. For example, if you skipped every other chapter in this book and came straight to this one, you should call someone immediately and ask for help and guidance. Skipping to this chapter is a sign you need to welcome the love and support of others to help inspire you to take better care of yourself.

    Rock bottom means it is time to borrow someone else’s belief in us until we believe in ourselves again. Rock bottom is a terrifying place that absolutely requires an extended hand to survive it. It requires someone to help you rebuild that self-care muscle. You will need help exercising the desire to do activities that take care of you spiritually/emotionally, economically, artistically, physically, educationally or socially.

    There will be moments when you are watching yourself, almost in an out-of-body experience, actually doing something you thought was terrifying and impossible. Your actions may say you are confident and faith-driven, but your heart may be drowning in worry and fear. Keep walking anyway. Allow your Self Care Dream Team member, in whatever category critical for you, to extend a hand.

    If you’ve hit a financial rock bottom for whatever reason, ignore the embarrassment and shame long enough to take a self-care step and make the first call to an accountant, a financial consultant or a financially savvy friend. Add this person to your Economic Dream Team once they have agreed to help you. Continue establishing your Self Care Plan, because rock bottom in one area can have a negative impact on another area.

    The Self Care Plan you develop by yourself, with a buddy, a mentor, a partner or a group is your personal, customized reference tool for growing and healing in your life. Having a Self Care Plan actually written down helps you remember what to do when the pain or confusion of a low moment in your life makes you temporarily forget how to care for yourself. The plan is flexible because you create it based on where you are. When you hit rock bottom, you may realize that you require a new plan. Find the courage to create a new Self Care Plan.

    Quietly agonizing over difficult challenges, past traumas and fears of the future is probably not the most effective route to self-care. On the other hand, writing down what you need, who may be able to help and where you can go to be encouraged, means you have a plan that you can use, that can give you some control.

    The pain probably won’t disappear overnight, but you’ll have a gentler, more caring journey getting back up.

    Remember to practice Self-care, Spread The Love and Download the Experience with BitMari “I Love Black People” Free App !!!


    Adapted from the book: Self Care Matters A Revolutionary’s Approach by Anana Johari Harris Parris (Connect with her)