FOXBIT, one of the leading bitcoin exchanges in Latin America, has announced the launch of the “Bitcoin for Peace” campaign to mark the International Day of Peace. The company encourages digital currency exchanges around the world to donate their fees collected on September 21, 2015 to organisations striving for peace in conflict areas.

The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations in 1981 in order to promote the ideals of peace among the nations. This year’s theme called “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All” aims to show the significance of the joint work of all segments of society on peace building. 

According to a press release, published on Coindesk, FOXBIT has decided to take part in this commemoration by giving its donations to the NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF or Doctors Without Borders), which provides medical care and humanitarian aid in war-torn regions regardless of racial, religious or political prejudice.

Guto Schiavon, the co-founder of FOXBIT said:

“We’ve enjoyed so much these companies’ initiative that we have joined the Peace One Day, and then we thought the Bitcoin community, which grows daily, could help a lot and make a difference in the life of many people in war zones. Therefore, we have decided to create the 'Bitcoin for Peace.”

FOXBIT invites the bitcoin community members to participate in the peace campaign, encourages them to share the information about their initiative and to send donations directly to the MSF. 

FOXBIT strongly believes that the collaboration between bitcoin businesses and individuals during the peace campaign will bring a positive message to the bitcoin world.


Daria Petushkova