African startup looks to Crypto to help individuals in self-confinement
Fliqpay, a cryptocurrency installments gateway situated in Nigeria on Wednesday eighth April, reported an organization with Iranwo Foundation, a non-benefit that provides equivalent access to monetary open doors for women.
FliqpayThe Iranwo Foundation is hoping to bring 10 million Naira up in gifts to give nourishment to individuals that will be influenced by the self-detachment approach the Nigerian government pronounced.
The association will help Iranwo to fund-raise from Nigerians in Diaspora and individuals around the globe who use Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and different cryptographic forms of money. With this association, Iranwo will have the option to arrive at its objective of bringing 10 million Naira up in a shorter period so it can help with giving nourishment to individuals.
The detachment approach so far has all the earmarks of being the best procedure in the battle against COVID-19. Spain, Italy, and South Korea, which have seen hundreds pass on because of the coronavirus, have started to see a fall in the quantity of coronavirus cases.
With the Nigerian government at first announcing a fourteen day isolate period in the urban communities of Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun with a probability of it being expanded, individuals who rely upon a day by day salary will be in danger.
It depends on this that Fliqpay collaborated with Iranwo to help fund-raise to give nourishment and fundamentals to individuals who can’t stand to load up on nourishment while the lockdown is upheld.
Speaking to the founder of Iranwo Foundation, Olufunmi Oni, “Our initiatives are usually targeted towards creating economic opportunities for women. However, we have seen how the self-isolation is affecting low-income individuals and families who depend on a daily income to survive and decided to start this initiative. We want to help these people and are grateful for every contribution regardless of the amount.”
Iranwo’s founder also added that “with 10 million naira, we can conveniently assist 1,000 families, which will support their basic needs especially food and healthcare.”
According to the CEO of Fliqpay, Wole Ayodele: “We are partnering with the Iranwo Foundation as they are helping to bring much-needed assistance to families and the vulnerable people around us. For us, at Fliqpay we believe that while the health care workers are doing their best to save those infected we need to help answer the question of food availability for those who do not have the resources to stock up.”
The Fliqpay CEO also mentioned that as part of the partnership they will be donating in Bitcoin as well as waiving all fees for everyone making a donation.
Fliqpay is a cryptocurrency payments gateway that enables businesses to accept payment in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies then get instant value in their local currency. This year Fliqpay was selected as one of 10 startups to join Techstars Bangalore, a seed accelerator that helps startups succeed.
Iranwo Foundation which started in 2016 has done over 15 programs in 2 states in Nigeria, impacting over 9,000 people.