BLOCKCHAIN FOR GOOD
These other organizations are using secure technology to bring stability to vulnerable communities.
This London-based platform brings transparency to philanthropy by collecting and holding charitable donations—and releasing them only after an organization shares metrics demonstrating its success. Its first project is with a local homeless charity.
Minneapolis’s Banqu uses blockchain to establish “economic identities” for people who lack access to banks. In Kenya, it’s helping refugees secure government aid and services. In Latin America, it has created shareable property registries to help female farmers prove ownership and secure loans.
Like Building Blocks, Aid:tech eliminates transaction fees and fraud by allowing NGOS to disperse digital cash vouchers directly to recipients. The Irish Red
Cross has used it to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
The Cape Town organization, which is running a pilot with South African preschoolers, creates immutable digital identities to help children in Africa receive educational services and subsidies.