Wednesday January 29, 2020

Using blockchain to trace international aid

19th November, 2017
Joseph Thompson, founder of AID: Tech

His own experience raising funding for an international charity proved so disappointing that it prompted the Dublin-based software developer Joseph Thompson to develop a payment platform that could track where exactly donations go after they have been given to charities.

“I ran the Marathon des Sable in the Sahara desert in 2009 and raised over $100,000 for a charity,” said Thompson.

“About six months later, I followed up with them to see where the money...

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