A community bonded by crypto and love raises up to help the Covid affected in India

in Proof of Brain2 months ago (edited)

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Crypto aids India when the country was submerged in a Covid crisis

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One would never have thought that crypto will buzz positively in India with India’s Regulatory authorities holding a hostile stance towards crypto. However, miracles happen, by this I mean India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund coming to aid India during a Covid crisis.

My earlier article explained how this Fund formed with the founder of the Indian Blockchain company Polygon earlier Matic, Sandeep Nailwal, starting this initiative where this crypto fund was established, open to accept crypto donations from anybody around the world.

Sandeep Nailwal got prompted to establish this fund to help alleviate India’s Covid Crisis

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India at this time from the month of April was getting crushed by the attack from the second Covid-19 wave. There came about severe shortages of medical equipment to save lives with there being dearth of oxygen cylinders, ventilators, essential medicines and ICU beds.

It was during this time when chaos was screaming everyday with people pleading for help asking for oxygen, hospital admission in whatsapp, twitter and other forums that Sandeep Nailwal decided to do something to alleviate this absolutely horrible Covid crisis in India.

A shudder down the body for us Indians, stuck in this nightmarish Covid-19 atmosphere

The fact of the matter was, Indians were troubled now, with many of us hearing news of people we know dieing of Covid. The atmosphere daily was distressing with news that people were not able to get medical help when they got Covid-19, with India’s health care system not able to handle so many Covid-19 infected.

I have detailed that horror story here in this article.

The Fund’s volunteers came together to create an actual impact helping the Covid-19 affected

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As India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund was set up, volunteers came forward to ensure the success of the initiative. A lot of work behind the scenes was done by the volunteers so that India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund could help out people during this Covid-19 crisis time.

This Crypto Fund involved itself to actually give relief to where it’s needed

Fundraising is just one aspect of India's Covid Crypto Relief Fund, with volunteers helping out to ensure that these funds are used to procure essential medical equipment and other supplies which are then delivered to where it’s urgently required.

Volunteer teams taking on various tasks for the operational success of providing Relief

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For this volunteers worked to identify supply partners who can supply genuine equipment. Similarly NGOs, individuals and organisations who are doing good work on-ground delivering these essential supplies were identified and connected with so that all the supplies procured reach those who actually require it.

ACT grants an verified NGO that received grants from India Covid Crypto Relief Fund

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India Covid Crypto Relief Fund donated funds to ACT Grants who work on ground to supply
oxygen to hospitals and Citizens who need oxygen at home in their #OxygenForEveryone Mission

Some Supply partners of India Crypto Covid Relief Fund's Team

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India Covid Crypto Relief Fund’s team have support of verified supply partners to supply medical equipments required for Covid-19 relief. India's largest B2B medical equipment supplier, Medika Bazaar is the Fund’s supply partner besides aknamed.

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Volunteers post valuable verified information for guidance of Covid-19 affected people

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Besides this, volunteer teams also help by putting forth correct verified information which would be useful for the Covid affected with information like doctors who can do online consultation for covid affected and such things.

Volunteers aid to help people who have urgent sos requests as they have a Covid Emergency

Volunteers also helped out people responding to sos requests for help in getting hospital beds, oxygen, plasma etc. These volunteers are connected and communicate in India Crypto Covid Fund’s discord channel which you can join here.

Volunteers were happy that they could find a hospital bed for someone who needed it.

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Volunteers were happy that they could find plasma for someone who needed it.
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Therefore, there is a lot to India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund, than merely fundraising in crypto.

The aim has been to helpout and make an impact which requires procuring essential supplies, connecting with on-ground volunteers and NGO’s who are on the scene helping out the COvid-19 affected so that people are helped during the Covid-19 crisis.

Crypto Donations for much needed funds that was needed to help out the Covid affected

Coming back to the fundraising in crypto aspect of the fund. This initiative is unique and opened an avenue for foreign donations to come to humanitarian organisations and NGO’s that were active in helping out people during this Covid-19 crisis time.

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India’s Covid Crypto Fund was set up as a regulatory compliant audited fund.

All crypto donations that the Fund receives can be traced with records maintained of which crypto wallet donated crypto.

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Crypto Fund's Account Details are updated in https://cryptorelief.in/transparency

Updates are given in India’s Covid Crypto Fund’s Transparency and twitter page on how much of the crypto is converted to fiat and donated to what Organisation and for what purpose.

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Transparency updates on India Covid Crypto Relief Funds' Tweeter Account

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Updates on converted fiat money given out to entities doing Covid-19 Relief work

The focus of India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund has always been to be transparent on disclosure of fund details - how much is received, from where, given to whom and what these funds have been used for.

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Success Stories of India Covid Crypto Relief Fund

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Twitter updates of India Covid Crypto Relief Fund

India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund has had it’s success stories with combined efforts of various teams and volunteers leading to delivery of Oxygen cylinders to places that need them, installation of ventilators in hospitals and people in need finding hospital beds and plasma.

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Twitter updates of India Covid Crypto Relief Fund

A must mention is India Covid Crypto Relief Fund’s first funding activity that ensured the Indian Navy ship in Kuwait got 1.5 CR funds that allowed the ship to be filled with 1000 more valuable 47 litre oxygen cylinders to be carried back home to India for oxygen relief. This was #IndianNavy’s Samudra Setu-II operation which was a part of the national mission of #OxygenExpress.

This has been a pet crypto Relief Fund for many celebrities

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India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund has also been in the limelight with many celebrities from diverse fields donating to the fund.

Crypto world was fascinated by news of Ethereum founder, Vilatik Butterin, donating billions of dollars to India’s Crypto Covid fund first with 100 ETH and 100 MRK followed by donation of a trillion $SHIB tokens and some DOGE crypto as well.

You must read the amusing episode of Vitalik donating $Shib tokens to India’s Crypto COvid FUnd that shook the crypto world here.

India’s Covid Crypto Relief Fund received donations from cricketer Brett Lee(1 BTC),from Estonian Cricket Association (0.027 BTC) and from many Indian Businessmen and prominent personalities who donated funds through proceeds from their first ever NFT sales.

Cricket Star Brett Lee donates to India Covid Crypto Relief Fund
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Estonian Cricket Association donates to India Covid Crypto Relief Fund

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Investor Parik Patel conducted a NFT sale and donated those proceeds to India Covid Crypto Relief Fund

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Yup this crypto flavour in this fund is loved by all.

More on India Covid Crypto Relief Fund in another article.

Meanwhile you are free to volunteer in your way for which you got to sign this form - https://airtable.com/shrpbHGdxQ9hCZZtu if you are passionate about what India Covid Crypto Relief Fund team are doing.

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You can donate cryptos to India Crypto COvid Relief Fund, details of which would be at their website here - https://cryptorelief.in/.

Finally, credit for these dintoons go to an artist who has volunteered to explain every thing happening in the India Covid Crypto Relief Fund to people in this really interesting and light way. I hope you all loved them!! Check more dintoons at his twitter account)

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Hi @mintymile
I fail to understand why your post did not receive support when it is so well written, plus few people take the time to make posts of such dimension, but things work like that.....
Other than that, truly cryptos, as I see it, have been of much help in India, and not only in this aspect in the fight against covid, but surely there are those who can make a decent income with cryptos, which has helped them to support themselves in these difficult pandemic times.

Hey @josevas217 ,

Yes this article was filled was my crypto enthusiasm and that's why I took time to do the post going through all the chat on their discort channel, I wanted to volunteer in writting for them, but I guess more urgent tasks are required which I can't help out in.

Thankyou for reading through the article.

I don't know about others but for me, Indian or not crypto is my only hope because that's all I am doing since pandemic and it kept me engaged.

The beauty about this covid fund is that all this help is happening when the country's govt is hostile towards cryptos... it worked in Covid relief work...

Well thankyou for acknowledging about the qulity of my article, means a lot this appreaciation.

Happy weekend!!