Binance Charity donated 10,000 N95 masks to India in support of the Healthcare heroes fighting against Covid-19 in India. All 10,000 N95 masks were donated to Indian Central Government’s Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi. Safdarjung Hospital is a 2900-bed multi-specialty hospital, the largest Central Government hospital in India which is one of the main hospitals in New Delhi treating Covid-19 patients.
Blockchain Charity Foundation started by Binance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving global Sustainable development by unlocking the power of blockchain. Binance Charity raises funds in cryptocurrencies with the help of other donators for various causes like Crypto Against COVID, Australian Bushfire, Lunch for Children, Humanity First Project for Refugees and more. The fundraising for “Crypto Against COVID” started on 24 March 2020 and to date, there are 117 donations, 22 Individual Crypto Recipients, and 35 End-beneficiaries, with a total donation of 434.5646 BTC (approx Rs. 30.78 Crores). Not only India but, Binance Charity has also delivered PPE materials to China, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, and the United States.
Binance Charity also tweeted the Thank You letter from Government Of India and wrote
A ‘Thank You’ letter to #Binance and our donors, from the Government of India. To date, @BinanceBCF has donated 10k face masks towards #India in support of our #HealthcareHeroes. Even with a low death count and strong implementation of #SocialDistancing, India’s 1.3 billion people need #PPE supplies to interact with one another.Binance Charity
Vinod Chaitanya, Office in charge, Medical store, Safdarjung Hospital wrote in the Thank You letter,
This is to certify that we have received folloing items as listed below:-
1. 10000 N-95 Masks
From: Binance Charity Foundation
We appreciate your noble cause and we look forward to your continued support. Thank you so much for your generious donation of above said items toward battle of COVD-19. The donation items shall be utilised by the medical staff working against COVID -19 pandemic out break.Vinod Chaitanya, Office in charge, Medical store
Cryptocurrencies have been many times potraited for scams, fraud and illegal activities by mainstream media. These types of donation campaigns using cryptocurrencies will not only help our health workers fight against COVID-19 more strongly but will also bring cryptocurrencies in good limelight.