Binance Charity, the first-ever blockchain-enabled transparent donation platform, is donating ¢160,000 to provide relief to the families of eight victims who passed away following a stampede crush at the Stade Olembé in Yaoundé before an Africa Cup Of Nations game in Cameroon on January 24, 2022.
The incident occurred during the Cameroon-Comoros match held at the Olembé stadium in Yaoundé and left 8 dead – including two boys, aged eight and 14 – and 38 injured.
Binance Charity and Binance Africa donations will provide the families with financial relief and aid towards funeral costs and living expenses following the deaths of their loved ones.
Head of Binance Charity, Helen Hai said, “We express our sincere condolences to all victims and families who were affected by the tragedy. As one of the sponsors of the AFCON 2021 tournaments and as humans, it was an extremely heartbreaking incident and we want to do our part to help the victims’ families.
“A death in a family can cause monetary problems for those who are left, whether short or long term. As such, while we cannot heal the hurt, we will continue to offer all our support and we encourage other sponsors to do the same.”
Binance Charity is committed to supporting the development of the Africa continent.
Binance Charity is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of blockchain-enabled philanthropy towards achieving global sustainable development.
Binance Charity aims to transfer philanthropy by developing a 100% transparent donation platform based on blockchain to build a future where technology innovation is used to end all forms of poverty and inequality, advance sustainable development and ensure that no one is left behind.
Binance Charity has supported over 1 million end beneficiaries through various projects.
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