Ethereum creator donates 100 Ether and Maker to Indian COVID-19 relief

Vitalik Buterin made the donation after the co-founder of Polygon set up a charity drive to aid COVID-19 relief amid India’s second coronavirus wave.Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has contributed 100 Ether (ETH) and 100 MKR tokens to a COVID-19 relief fund for India as the country finds itself embroiled in the virus’s second wave. 

Nailwal then set up a Google Form for would-be donors and asked for help from some of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges and institutions such as WazirX, CoinDCX and Bitbns. He tweeted:

“Will need help from players like @WazirXIndia, @CoinDCX, @bitbns to help convert the donations into fiat and be able to donate to ground people.”

The second wave of COVID-19 in India is expected to peak in the third week of May. The Indian government recently removed all customs duties from essential relief materials, particularly items related to the storage and deployment of medical grade oxygen.

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https://cointelegraph.com/news/ethereum-creator-donates-100-ether-and-maker-to-indian-covid-19-relief

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