Browsing the "Aid" Tag

Oxfam Trials Delivery of Disaster Relief Using Ethereum Stablecoin DAI

| Anna Baydakova

Oxfam International, a U.K.-based non-profit group, just spent a month testing MakerDAO's stablecoin DAI as a vehicle for helping disaster victims.

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US State Department Seeks Blockchain Boost Amid $10 Billion Reboot

| Aaron Stanley

Could blockchain underpin a U.S. State Department overhaul? Members of the department and blockchain startups are encouraged after a recent forum.

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Centers for Disease Control to Launch First Blockchain Test on Disaster Relief

| Aaron Stanley

The US agency charged with mitigating the spread of infectious disease is turning to blockchain in a bid to improve efficiency – and save lives.

Non-Profits See Blockchain Vision, But Face Harsh Realities

| Aaron Stanley

Non-profits are fast waking up to the possibilities offered by blockchain, but implementing real-world solutions will be anything but easy.

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Blockchain and Aid: It’s About More Than Efficiency

| Noelle Acheson

A closer look at how blockchain efforts could make a real difference in the world of charities and aid distribution.

United Nations Sends Aid to 10,000 Syrian Refugees Using Ethereum Blockchain

| Michael del Castillo

UN food aid has been issued to thousands of Syrian refugees, signaling success for one of the largest charitable implementations of ethereum.

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How Blockchain Could Finally Unite the United Nations

| Michael del Castillo

A blockchain movement is growing at the United Nations, where transparency is key to keeping the funding coming in.

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Can Bitcoin Make a Difference in the Global Aid Sector?

| Yessi Bello Perez

CoinDesk explores whether bitcoin and blockchain technology could make a difference in the global aid sector.