CryptoStream Ripple announced a partnership with Madonna and her charity Raising Malawi, leading a fundraiser for orphaned children one of the world’s poorest countries, Malawi.
The charitable action dated for birthday of the famous singer — 16 August Madonna will turn 60 years old. According to her, this day “the best gift” will be to bring together her “global family with this beautiful country and the children who most need help.”
To take part in the action and congratulate the singer can be anyone. All donations will be directed to a non-profit organization Raising Malawi, founded by Madonna and American screenwriter Michael Berg (Michael Berg) in 2006 and is actively cooperating with the children’s centre, Malawi’s Home of Hope, working with orphans and low-income families.
As reported in the corporate blog Ripple, the startup will double all donations collected in the campaign.
“We are honored to be part of the wonderful work Raising Malawi with some of the most needy children in the world, and we are grateful to our investors for Ventures in Sound that told us about the project and this important endeavor,” said senior Vice President of Ripple on business operations Eric van Miltenburg (Eric van Miltenburg).
The campaign was launched on 30 July and will last until August 31. However, according to information provided in Facebook, within the first two days managed to collect more than $27 000 — almost half the amount named as target of us $60 000.
It is worth noting that Malawi is among the ten poorest countries in the world: according to the International monetary Fund (IMF), about 50% of the population lives below the poverty line.
Approximately one million children living in the state, have lost one or both parents by HIV/AIDS. Madonna’s Fund works with these children for 12 years — supported organizations more than 10 000. Raising Malawi helps provide children with health services, including the establishment of the first intensive care pediatric surgery. The educational projects include construction of new schools, provision of necessary equipment and scholarship programs.
In the message of the Ripple emphasizes that the startup team, cares about the state of Affairs when people remain cut off from the world community and the opportunities that it provides, in this connection, it is planned active participation in projects that provide people with access to essential services. How to write the representatives cryptostroma, the contribution to the campaign of Madonna was “just one example” of such investments.
Recall that in late March, the Ripple donated $29 million to the American charitable organization that helps schools, with the result that every sixth public school in the USA received all necessary training.
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