Bitcoin for Compassion and Lais Souza

Bitcoin promoters and enthusiasts oftenmention among the basic virtues of the currency libertarian principles, mercy,giving a hand to those in need and support of good deeds. It is dramatic whenit comes to testing of these characteristics, as often charity and donationsare able only to reduce the pain, physical or mental, for some short time.    

Lais Souza has suffered betrayal from the officials, who haveturned their backs after fatal accident during her practice routine.


Multifaceted Talent

 Lais Souza is 25 years old. Being soyoung has not prevented her to assist the Brazilian gymnastics team to qualifyfor the London Olympic Games 2012. Competing under her home-country’s flagsince 2003 she has shown exceptional results in the vault discipline. By 2013she decided to take up skiing to strengthen the winter team and even qualifiedfor the Sochi Olympic Games 2014.

She took up preparation in the UnitedStates. An unsuccessful movement, some unlucky seconds and she received atrauma – she has injured her neck. Now she is unable to move her limbs, neitherlegs, nor hands.

Long treatment in the USA, an electricwheelchair and the necessity to go through numerous therapies with noparticular guaranties have crossed her sports career and changed everyday life.

The BrazilianOlympic Committeeat once rejected any links with the accident. Although, she was skiing only for6 months, the country has included her in the team. Her training partner, JosiSantos said:

“Herchances were pretty good; everyone was counting on her to compete at the Olympics.”  


Teamwise Help

The people of the country seeing theindifference of the Committee decided to raise the funds on its own. One of themost active participants and generators of the blessing idea was Alex Ferreira.Being a well-known Brazilian coin user, he at once got engaged in thefundraising process and established a special wallet for donations. He alsowatches for the collection of the money and its provision to Souza. The donorshave all instruments to clearly follow the movements of money.

Andre Horta, the CEO of Brazilianexchange BitcoinToYou decided to provide feeless exchange of collectedBitcoins towards Brazilian Reais to provide some extra help.

The situation has proven that thecommunity consists of sensitive people, willing and able to help. It is a terribleexample how officials use people for profit, consider as instruments and lackinterest losing the source of benefits.

The tetraplegia is going to cost $ 6500per month in Brazil or $77300 per year. Additional costs will appearconsidering the establishment of her new everyday life at home, provision of thecare she requires.


The donating process can be followedunder

The wallet address for donations is 1k8At2Pk6wMf8vtQZdTrjd9wELC4b4.