Vitalik Buterin Funds Earthquake Victims in Syria, Turkey

  • Vitalik Buterin aids the victims of last week’s deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria
  • Buterin contributed a huge volume of ETH to assist earthquake victims
  • Vitalik is actively donating Ethereum to fund relief efforts in Turkey

Two significant donations have been made by Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, to aid the victims of last week’s deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria.

The 7.8 magnitude Turkey-Syria earthquake occurred on February 6. The death toll has now reached 33,000, making it one of the nation’s biggest disasters in decades.

Throughout the past week, the co-founder of Ethereum has actively donated Ethereum to fund relief efforts in Turkey. According to blockchain security company Peckshield, his most recent contribution to Anka Relief on February 12 was 50 ETH, or roughly $77,000.

Anka praised the co-founder of Ethereum for his donation and said that crypto donations had been pouring in since day one.

Vitalik has now contributed a total of 100 ETH to assist earthquake victims. The vitalik.eth address transferred around $150,000 worth of ETH to Ahbap on February 11. Ahbap is a non-profit organization committed to relief efforts in Turkey.

In other news, Uniswap has voted to establish a cryptocurrency project on the BNB network. Members of the Uniswap (UNI) decentralized exchange (DEX) have voted to launch their new cryptocurrency project on the BNB chain, a blockchain project on Binance, the largest cryptocurrency trading platform in the world.

Over 66% of the community is reported to have voted in support of the Uniswap decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) and approved the development of the Ethereum (ETH)-based decentralized exchange on the BNB chain.

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