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Polker launches community-based charity fund in hope other projects will follow lead.

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The blockchain market has experienced a meteoric rise in the past 24 months and is valued at more than $2 trillion. Yet, for an industry that prides itself in developing innovative solutions for the greater good, philanthropy is often not prioritized by many blockchain projects. 

Many people have put in their resources and efforts towards achieving financial independence, and there remains a downward trend towards funding charitable giving. However, regardless of people’s motivation for giving, there’s a massive opportunity for charitable efforts to thrive in crypto. 

Blockchain technology’s transparent and decentralized nature means that funds dedicated to charity can be monitored in contrast to the traditional corporate social responsibility system. Therefore blockchain projects must contribute their quota towards charity projects and donations. 

One of the blockchain projects that has introduced charity programs is the gaming metaverse Polker. Polker recently announced that it would be launching its first community-driven Charity Drive in December. 

Polker has selected Ol Pejeta Conservancy as the first charity that would receive support from its community-driven charity fund. Ol Pejeta conservancy is home to animal species in dire need of protection and houses the last two remaining Northern White Rhinos in the world. 

Ol Pejeta has been affected by the decrease in eco-tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the region has also suffered from a major drought leading to a negative environmentak impact on the locals and animals.  Polker has created a charity wallet where community members can send donations in any token on the Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain or Polygon blockchains. The funds pooled will be exchanged to its USD value and transferred to OI Pejeta Conservancy on January 1 2022. 

Individuals who contribute to the Polker charity fund can potentially win the final Polker GEN-0 NFTs. In addition, Polker will also mint a Charity Special OI Pejeta Conservancy NFT for the top donor who fills their details in a dedicated form. 

Building the next-gen gaming metaverse

Polker is a gaming metaverse that intends to combine blockchain and gaming, allowing users to earn while playing exciting games. It is built on the Unreal 3D engine, which provides immersive graphics that simulate real-life gaming scenarios. 

 The Polker ecosystem has experienced major developments and featured projects at the recently concluded Dcentral Miami blockchain event. In addition, Polker was also featured on a billboard in Times Square, New York, showing the growing popularity of the project. 

Final thoughts 

Crypto charity programs are an essential ethos of blockchain technology that seeks to develop innovative solutions for the greater good. Polker community charity fund is a great initiative and likely to spur the development of similar programs in the blockchain industry. 

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