Tor project aired this new development via its official Twitter handle on 3rd April 2020. The report stated that the Stellar community should maximize the opportunity to make an impact.
Tor Project shared this, “Now through the end of April, XLM donations to the Tor Project will be matched by Stellar. “There is no better time than now to dig deep and magnify the Stellar community’s impact on these nonprofits.”
Now through the end of April, XLM donations to the Tor Project will be matched by @StellarOrg.
"There is no better time than now to dig deep and magnify the Stellar community’s impact on these nonprofits." https://t.co/YcO6WPr255
— The Tor Project (@torproject) April 3, 2020
The report furthered that donations will be matched up to a sum of 1.9 million XLM worth $79,300 on a ratio 1:1 basis in April. The initiative will be launched by the foundation with a donation of 100,000 XLM to each of the charities.
The fundraising director for Tor Project, Sarah Stevenson tweeted that 20% of its individual donations are in the form of digital currencies.
“Thanks again to Stellar for sponsoring this match to Tor Project! We are seeing a boost in donations via other cryptocurrencies as well! Currently cryptocurrency donations make up 20% of our contributions from individuals. You rock!” Sarah Stevenson shared.
Meanwhile, Tor Project started accepting some other cryptocurrencies in March 2019. Initially, only Bitcoin (BTC) was acceptable for donation.
Tor Project has now added other digital currencies such as Dash (DASH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Monero (XMR), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM) Augur (REP), and ZCash (ZEC), to its available options.
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At the time of writing, XLM is trading at $0.045466, with a relatively 9% price upsurge based on 24 hours estimation.