UNICEF France now accepts cryptocurrency 9
The French division of International emergency children’s Fund UN (UNICEF) announced that it has started to accept donations in the nine most popular cryptocurrency.
UNICEF France decided to focus on a new class of altruists, therefore, expanded the list of private funding sources and benefactors. Now anyone can help the children to transfer to the Fund the BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, EOS, XLM, LTC, XMR or DASH. All donations in support of virtual currencies are taken directly to the web site.
Sebastian Lyon, the head of UNICEF France, said that the use of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency in the field of philanthropy will open new opportunities for public donations and will contribute to help children in different countries. Noting that in this field while few implements innovative solutions, but they are becoming more democratic.
This is not the first initiative of UNICEF. In February, the organization launched a campaign Chaingers Game during which gamers have installed special software for mining ether in favor of the Fund. In may a similar action by the Austrian unit. It provides consent to the use by the Fund part of the computing power of a PC while browsing Internet through a browser. The number of miners of altruists exceeds 22 thousand.
Russian organizations are not inferior to foreign innovators. Raiffeisenbank reported on the first transaction on the “Mastercare”.