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Monday, January 30, 2023

Singer Kiesza backs robot NFT to give prosthetic limbs to a young man and a dog

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In a optimistic twist for the nonfungible token (NFT) mania, Canadian singer Kiesza backs an NFT drop known as MetaMoves in partnership with NFT market Portion aiming to present funds for sufferers who want prosthetics. 

In an interview with Cointelegraph, Kiesza mentioned that being somebody who skilled an accident, the singer empathizes with those that face the challenges of shedding a limb. She defined that:

“Movements are at the core of everything we do, as we understand the central role they play in people’s identities. […] You can only imagine how unbearable it would be to add to the mental and physical challenges of losing a limb, the lack of resources.”

The singer believes in Web3’s functionality to assist folks. Also, she famous that serving to folks to regain this means to transfer is extraordinarily vital and aligns with their mission at MetaMoves. Although the drop was backed by the favored singer and had good intentions, the very best bid because the public sale closed was solely 0.5 Ether (ETH), round $1000 on the time of writing.

Portion CEO Jason Rosenstein mentioned that the cash will probably be donated to a basis known as MediPrint which focuses on designing and 3D printing prosthetics. The 0.5 ETH will probably be used for a dog named Cuco and a young man named Jesus.

“We will use 0.5ETH to print a prosthetic leg for Cuco, an amazing dog, and to print an arm for Jesus, a young man who lost his arm while saving some children from firecrackers.”

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Last week, singer Madonna additionally dropped an NFT assortment the place the proceeds are going to three charitable organizations. The art work triggered various reactions from the neighborhood because it featured a likeness of the singer that’s bare and gave beginning to centipedes, butterflies and bushes.