One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance, has announced that it is donating $1 million to people affected by the disaster in southwest Japan. There 7 July, 2 million people were forced to leave their homes in torrential rains that caused massive flooding.
Most of the disaster affected Prefecture in Japan, Hiroshima and Okayama, to a lesser extent, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Kyoto, Gifu, Shiga, Osaka, Hyogo, Kochi and Fukuoka. As of Monday morning, 9 July, the Japanese TV channel NHK reported on 98 of those killed and 56 missing; three people remain in critical condition.
Exchange Binance, the profits of which will be this year from $500 million to $1 billion (in the first quarter it earned $300 million), decided to transfer to the victims $1 million, the Head of the exchange Chanpen Zhao also called “cryptocurrency partners” to join the initiative:
Our hearts go out to people affected in Western Japan. Binance start with helping them in the amount of $1 million in bitcoins, Coin Binance and Japanese yen. We also ask that criptoportico to join us in helping our needy friends.
Those wishing to make donations in bitcoin can do so anonymously by sending esters or tokens standard ERC20 to the address for donations Binance (0xA73d9021f67931563fDfe3E8f66261086319a1fc). You can include your name by sending to [email protected] mail with name, donation amount, address that the money was sent, and the ID of the translation.
Exchange promises to account for every transaction that comes with its address, and use all funds received are strictly by appointment.