The French division of the UN International Emergency Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced that it began to receive donations in nine most popular cryptocurrency today.
UNICEF France decided to focus on the new class of altruists, therefore expanded the list of sources of private financing and benefactors. Now anyone want to help children can list the BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, EOS, XLM, LTC, XMR or DASH foundation. All donations in supported virtual currencies are accepted directly on the website.
Sebastian Lyon, head of UNICEF France, says that the use of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency in the field of charity will open up new opportunities for public donations and will contribute to help children in different countries. Noting that in this area there are few people who introduce such innovative solutions, but they are becoming more democratic.
This is not the first UNICEF initiative. In February, the Organization launched the Game Chaingers campaign, during which the gamers installed a special software for the mining of Ether in favor of the Fund. Since May, a similar campaign is held by the Austrian division. It provides for consent to the use of the PC computing power by the Foundation while viewing the Internet pages through the browser. The number of altruists miners already exceeds 22 thousand people.
Russian organizations are not inferior to overseas innovators. Raiffeisenbank reported