Binance Charity, the world’s first blockchain-powered donation platform, donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to Ukrainian medical staff who are at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus disease. Four Ukrainian hospitals received help from the Binance Charity Foundation: Kiev City Hospital No. 4, Kiev City Hospital No. 5, Bila Tserkva City Hospital No. 2, and Poltava Regional Laboratory Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
In total, Binance Charity donated more than 11,000 medical protective suits, 6,000 medical masks, and 6,000 medical respirators. The charity event was held with the support of Rotary Kyiv International.
“Binance Charity is dedicated to improving the transparency in the donation process and to supporting communities in need via cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. As a leading blockchain-empowered charity platform, we take it as a priority to unite the blockchain community and fight this global crisis together,” said CZ (Changpeng Zhao), CEO of Binance.
Due to the help of Binance Charity, more than 4,000 medical personnel received quality PPE. To date, more than 54,000 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Ukraine and more than 10,000 Ukrainians are currently being hospitalized in hospitals. In total, more than 13 million cases of diseases have been confirmed in the world, the largest number of cases observed in the United States, Brazil and India.
“Through Binance Charity’s Crypto Against COVID campaign, Binance Charity uses its platform to raise cryptocurrency donations and have it spent primarily on buying medical supplies for the countries that are affected the worst by the virus. Three months after the launch of the Crypto Against COVID campaign, 24 countries and more than 1.5 million units of personal protective equipment have been delivered around the world. On behalf of Binance, we express our deepest gratitude to all of our medical staff for their valiant work in the fight against the Coronavirus,” said Helen Hai, Head of Binance Charity.
Oksana Tjupa, head of the public organization Rotary Kyiv International added: “We would like to thank Binance for supporting the medical staff in Ukraine. This is really tangible help to the health system, as well as a huge contribution to the fight against the epidemic in Ukraine. Our joint initiative is a real way to support the real heroes of our time: medical workers.”