Friday, February 21, 2020

Syren Johnstone on Why Coronavirus Crisis Shows a Need to Track Donation Dollars and How China’s Tech Industry Can Help (SCMP)

"Coronavirus crisis shows a need to track donation dollars. Here’s how China’s tech industry, through blockchain and AI, can help"
South China Morning Post
5 February 2020
Much anger has been directed at the Hubei Red Cross for its handling of donations intended for the Wuhan coronavirus crisis. After Beijing ordered all public donations to be funnelled through five government-backed charity organisations, there was widespread concern that donations were not being put to use where needed. So, how can we do better in delivering supplies to people in need and instilling confidence in the organisations charged with managing humanitarian crises? Doing better may depend on the modernisation of charities through technology. Click here to read the full text.

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