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About 300 families in Haiti stand to benefit from a $150,000 donation being made in digital currency to support nonprofit Hope for Haiti’s nutrition program, the organizations have announced.

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and Hope for Haiti estimate nearly 1,500 individuals will benefit from the donation, including mothers enrolled in the nutrition program and local vendors that use the Umoja digital wallet to receive aid and purchase products. 

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Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of a 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at or on Twitter @larisakarr.