UNICEF Australia Generates Funds Through Cryptocurrency Mining
The longer you stay in UNICEF’s Hopepage, the more you contribute to crypto mining
The humanitarian and developmental supportive body, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) now allows users to automatically donate to UNICEF Australia. Users can donate by visiting their website “The Hope Page” created for this cause, and dedicating the processor power of user’s computer for cryptocurrency mining.
The non-profit organization’s mission statement of the website was explained by ITnews Australia as;
To allow Australians to provide help and hope to vulnerable children by simply opening the page while they are online.
Process of cryptocurrency mining through the website
The process of cryptocurrency mining is done through three steps. The first one is when the user goes into the Hopepage, the users’ computer dedicate some processing power for mining. The second step is to stay on the page, which means you will provide more processor power allowing more algorithms to get solved. This would result in more cryptocurrency mined through your browser. The third and final step is the generated cryptocurrency is automatically donated to UNICEF Australia and then converted into real funds;
The cryptocurrency is automatically donated to UNICEF Australia and is turned into real funds that reach children through life-saving supplies like safe water, therapeutic food and vaccines. Turn the Hopepage into your homepage to give every day.
The Hope Page allows users who visit the website to select the amount of processing power which they intend to dedicate for cryptocurrency mining. The longer you stay in UNICEF’s Hopepage, the more you contribute to crypto mining and the website states the following as well;
Mining is perfectly safe for your computer. If you’re ever worried about power consumption, turn down the amount of processing power you’re donating.
UNICEF Australia global support
All the digital currency mined through this website is converted into fiat currency and given to UNICEF Australia. The organization will be used to support children in need globally with life-saving provisions such as clean water for drinking, food and vaccines.
The browser of mines Monero cryptocurrency supported by AuthedMine, an opt-in version of Coinhive API.
The director of fundraising and communications for UNICEF Australia, Jennifer Tierney states that the organization had been on the lookout for latest technologies to build awareness for current humanitarian crises, in order to gather donations to support affected children.
As of 14:10 CET on 30th April 2018, 1843 users are donating processing power to support the cause through their website.