Frequently Asked Questions:
Unraveling Umoja Coin, Blockchain, and Polygon

Dive into our comprehensive FAQ section where we address your most pressing questions about Umoja Coin, the underlying blockchain technology, and our partnership with Polygon Matic.

Whether you’re new to digital currencies or seeking deeper insights into how Umoja Coin is revolutionizing financial transactions across Africa, you’ll find the answers here.

Umoja Coin (UMC) is a digital currency focused on inclusion and empowerment, offering secure and low-cost transactions.

It enables even low-value payments across Africa, leveraging the Polygon blockchain for a decentralized financial ecosystem.

Umoja Coin (UMC) is the new African currency connecting and enabling all Africans all across the continent, and connecting all Afro-minded all over the world.

Umoja Coin (UMC) is designed for everyone, with a special focus on providing Africans lacking traditional banking access a digital financial alternative. It supports economic growth and inclusivity by offering fast, secure, and low-cost transactions, enabling even small-value payments across the continent.

Umoja Coin stands out by targeting financial inclusion and economic empowerment in Africa, aiming to bank the unbanked.

It offers fast, secure, and low-cost transactions, facilitating even small-value payments across the continent, underpinning its mission to empower and develop Africa’s economy.
Yes, Umoja Coin (UMC) facilitates international transactions, designed initially to empower the Masai tribe with the capability to conduct financial activities across the Kenyan/Tanzanian border.

This vision has naturally expanded to encompass all of Africa and further, reaching Afro-minded individuals worldwide, allowing for the sending and receiving of funds across borders with minimal fees and without the need for currency conversion.

By offering low transaction fees and leveraging blockchain technology, Umoja Coin makes financial services more accessible to everyone, including unbanked and underbanked populations in Africa.

Umoja Coin (UMC) offers financial inclusion for Africa’s unbanked, enabling fast, low-cost cross-border and continental transactions. It supports economic growth by simplifying access to financial services and fostering regional connectivity.

The legality of Umoja Coin (UMC), like other cryptocurrencies, depends on your country’s regulations. It’s essential to review your local laws to determine its legal status.

Umoja Coin (UMC) has a cap of 1.5 billion (1,500,000,000) coins, mirroring the forecasted African population in 2025, to ensure a meaningful representation and distribution.


To acquire UmojaCoin (UMC), follow these simple steps and make sure to :

  1. Get a Wallet: First, set up a MetaMask account by creating a new account or logging into your existing one

  2. Buy Polygon (MATIC) Tokens: Purchase Polygon (MATIC) tokens on your preferred crypto platform, or directly with a credit or debit card via Transak

  3. Connect Your Wallet to Umoja Coin: Enter the amount of UMC you wish to claim. Your wallet provider will prompt you to confirm the transaction, displaying the gas fee cost

Important: The minimum claim is $10, and the maximum claim is $100,000. Remember to account for gas fees in your transaction.

To store and use your Umoja Coin, ensure you have a MetaMask wallet ready for transactions.

Connect Your Wallet to Umoja Coin: Simply enter the amount of UMC you wish to claim or use. MetaMask will prompt you to confirm the transaction, showing the gas fee cost. To connect, follow the instructions at .

This method allows for secure storage and easy access to your Umoja Coins, making it straightforward to manage and utilize your UMC assets whenever needed.

Blockchain technology is a decentralized digital ledger that securely records transactions across multiple computers, ensuring transparency, immutability, and a high level of security by preventing unauthorized changes.

Umoja Coin (UMC) leverages this technology, embodying these principles in its operation and transactions.
Blockchain serves as the foundation for digital currencies, facilitating secure, transparent, and efficient transactions without traditional financial intermediaries. This innovation ushers in a new era of financial dealings.

Umoja Coin (UMC) embodies this vision by creating a secure, transparent, stable, and corruption-free financial transaction system focused on inclusivity, extending financial services to everyone, including those currently unbanked.

Blockchain ensures security through cryptographic techniques, making each transaction’s record tamper-proof. Each block contains a unique cryptographic hash of the previous one, creating a secure and unalterable chain. This robust security framework also protects Umoja Coin (UMC), ensuring its transactions are safe and reliable.

Decentralization plays a vital role in blockchain technology by removing the requirement for a central authority. This reduction diminishes the chances of corruption, censorship, and system breakdowns, leading to a more democratic and secure framework where every participant holds equal power.

Umoja Coin (UMC)capitalizes on this decentralization to incorporate safeguards against the common corruption issues prevalent in African financial systems, striving to create a reliable and open financial network.

Polygon Matic is a scalability platform for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks. It offers faster and cheaper transactions than Ethereum’s mainnet, without sacrificing security.

Yes, Polygon utilizes Ethereum’s network for security while providing additional layers of protection, making it a secure platform for decentralized applications and digital currencies like Umoja Coin.

Polygon allows Umoja Coin to process transactions more quickly and cost-effectively than traditional blockchain networks, enhancing user experience and facilitating wider adoption.

Yes, Polygon is designed for scalability, capable of handling millions of transactions per day, which is ideal for a growing digital currency like Umoja Coin.

Yes, Umoja Coin benefits from the robust security features of the Polygon blockchain, including cryptographic encryption and decentralized transaction verification, ensuring the safety of your assets.

Polygon’s architecture enables different blockchain networks to communicate and exchange information and value seamlessly, fostering a more interconnected and efficient blockchain ecosystem.

Explore these FAQs to deepen your understanding of Umoja Coin, blockchain technology, and our strategic use of the Polygon platform to bring financial empowerment to Africa.