East London’s Shacklewell Lane Mosque Raises more Cryptocurrency Donations than Cash

East London’s Shacklewell Lane Mosque Raises more Cryptocurrency Donations than Cash

Not up to two months after announcing that it would start accepting donations in cryptocurrency, East London’s Shacklewell Lane Mosque has received more contributions in cryptocurrency compared to cash.

According to iNews, the Dalston, East London-based mosque collected donations amounting to approximately £13,983 in cryptocurrency. This was four times more than the value of contributions that were received in cash which is £3,460. During the Muslim fasting period of Ramadhan, 24 cryptocurrency donations were received by the mosque. One individual gave as much as £5,200 in cryptocurrencies. Per the mosque’s website, the accepted cryptocurrencies are Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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