The Singapore Red Cross has since announced that the launch of a campaign to raise funds to offset the cost of its goodwill course dedicated to giving out masks, hand sanitizers and some other essential materials to affected communities within the country.
However, Zilliqa blockchain technology has said it would be assisting the course by enhancing donations through its smart contract.
Zilliga announced the inauguration of a SocialPay powered “blockchain verified, rewards-based CSR campaign” where donations are made through Zilliqa smart contract. Zilliqa launched this campaign to enhance Singapore Red Cross’ relief efforts.
The blockchain firm that uses sharding on its mainnet, further urged people to join the campaign in raising fund for the non-profit organization.
Through this campaign Interested person do not compulsorily need to gift out their personal fund, Zilliqa only asked people to tweet statements about the relief program and add #ZitCovidteroes, then the user is eligible to 25 SZIL for getting 44 likes.
To get the reward, users need to log in to https://social.zilliqa.com/ and afterward connect his Twitter account with his Zilliqa wallet address.
Users can only claim a reward under 24 hours and for every claim, Zilliqa matches the user’s bounty with a like-for-like donation to Singapore Red Cross. The donation is sent directly to the wallet of the Red Cross organization.
For those who do not have Zilliqa wallet, an easy guide to create a new one is available in the release.
In a tweet, Red Cross Singapore also acknowledged the effort of Zilliqa to help the organization raise fund.
— Singapore Red Cross (@SGRedCross) May 27, 2020
Red Cross Singapore since April launched the campaign, and it has donated more than 80 thousand masks and hand sanitizers to the vulnerable. The Singapore Red Cross targets raising S$50,000, but just S$5,236 has been raised till date.
Image Credit: Red Cross Asia.
Through the rewards-based CSR campaign launched by Zilliqa, remarkable progress has been recorded as evidences show donations have been made to the Singapore Red Cross wallet.
As revealed by Tan Jun Hao, the Senior Vice President, Security and Platform Engineering at Zilliqa, some donations have been received. Jun Hao, in a tweet captioned some of the donations that were made via Zilliqa smart contract.
Image Credit: Twitter.
Zilliqa Partners NextID to Give COVID-19Heroes Certificate
In the same course, Zilliqa also collaborated with NextID, an IT firm that developed certification issuing company NextCert, to give Covid heroes an immutable certificate of appreciation.
Donors can also take part in this scheme by appreciating the heroes and heroines with a blockchain-verified digital certificated powered by NextID, says Zilliqa.