India has seen one of the biggest natural disasters in the form of Kerala flood. People across India and World came together to help people who have faced one of the biggest disasters of the world. The latest name in helping hand is the biggest name from the technology industry, Apple. Apple donates Rs 7 crore towards the ongoing relief work.
“We’re heartbroken by the catastrophic flooding in Kerala. Apple donates Rs 7 crore to support the life-saving work Mercy Corps India and the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund is undertaking to support survivors, help those who have been displaced and rebuild homes and schools,” the Cupertino-based iPhone maker said in a statement.
Apple has also added support banners to its homepage, along with the App Store and iTunes Store, allowing customers to donate to Mercy Corps.
“We have also activated a donation button on iTunes and the App Store so customers who wish to donate to Mercy Corps’ efforts can do so easily,” Apple said.
Apple often uses the iTunes Store and App Stores to raise money for donation during major disasters.
Apple customers can donate $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, or $200 to Mercy Corps using credit and debit cards.
Kerala has seen one of the biggest disasters of the century. As per the reports, as many as 417 people have lost their lives in rains and floods as hundreds began returning home from relief camps, still leaving 8.69 lakh people in 2,787 shelters.
People and companies across India are supporting the state in the way they can to help the people of Kerala. We request our readers to help Kerala in the way they want to extend the help.
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