On Monday, the independently syndicated radio broadcast Free Talk Live (FTL) announced that the organization, along with a group of businesses and FTL listeners, had raised $45,000 in cryptocurrencies to construct an orphanage in Uganda. The initiative also raised another $35,000 in crypto to purchase the land for the orphanage within the small African village.
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$80K in Crypto Raised
Cryptocurrencies and philanthropy go hand in hand and on March 25, the Free Talk Live radio show announced the team had raised a total of $80,000 in digital currencies to purchase land in Uganda and build an orphanage on the site. FTL also had matching contributors who helped the crowdfunding initiative including organizations like Cell411, Bitcoin.com, and the Shire Free Church.
The land purchase and orphanage construction will help the small village self-sustain and the residents will be able to dedicate more energy to things like growing crops…