Binance Launches Refugee Crypto Card for Displaced Ukrainians

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Binance said that it has launched the Binance Refugee Crypto Card (BRCC) for Binance users from Ukraine who were forced to determination to the European Economic Area (EEA) countries owed to the ongoing warfare with Russia. - 2022-04-26T165812.541.jpg

The BRCC has been designed to let displaced Ukrainians to marque crypto transactions and implicit purchases astatine EEA retailers.

Helen Hai, Head of Binance Charity, said: "at specified a hard clip for Ukraine, it's wide that cryptocurrencies are utile arsenic they connection a fast, inexpensive and unafraid mode of transferring funds to assistance radical with their urgent fiscal needs."

The BRCC has been created successful concern with Contis - a pay-tech solutions company.

Local non-profit organisations from the EEA person been moving with Binance Charity to assistance successful assisting refugees with the BRCC.

Local non-profit organisations volition assistance successful verifying refugees for the BRCC, who volition person 75 BUSD (US$75) successful the paper per period for 3 months successful enactment with recommended donation levels by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. 

Binance has said that the BUSD cryptocurrency volition automatically beryllium converted to section currency during the paper payment.

However, successful bid to get a BRCC, refugees indispensable usage an existing relationship registered successful Ukraine oregon registry a caller Binance relationship utilizing a Ukrainian location address, adjacent if presently surviving successful different EEA country.

Previously, Binance had allocated US$10 cardinal done Binance Charity successful enactment of displaced Ukrainians.

To tackle different large problems owed to the ongoing war, Binance Charity has started a cryptocurrency crowdfunding inaugural called "Emergency Assistance Fund for Ukraine" which has already raised astir $1M.

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