While speaking at the Coin Congress 2015, Jason King introduced his new initiative called Unsung to reduce hunger in the United States.
Bitcoin is being increasingly associated with cybercrime, remittance and trading. While most people talk about bitcoin, the harbinger of change to the world by providing alternative financial services to billions of unbanked or underbanked population, another important use case of bitcoin — its use for humanitarian and charitable causes is gradually taking a back seat.
Bitcoin community’s involvement in social causes and bitcoin donation campaigns enter the mainstream media only during the times of intense crises. The recent earthquake affecting Nepal is one such example. Once the disaster seems to pass, even the number of bitcoin based donations plummet. There are a handful of organizations, known among the bitcoin communities that work year round with bitcoin. One such organization is Sean’s Outpost.
Unlike other organizations, Sean’s Outpost is the only organization that depends primarily on cryptocurrency for funding. If someone visits the Sean’s Outpost website, they won’t find PayPal, Visa, MasterCard or any of the conventional payment options. Instead they will come across wallet addresses