I'm a disabled trans woman living in ukraine. Me and my family are currently trying to leave the country
So far we are getting by but every bit helps! Any donations or boosts are welcome!
( @wgahnagl is handling the donations since getting money into ukraine directly is nearly impossible )
once again huge thank you to @wgahnagl for figuring out the whole payment thing because pretty much nothing works
we have a paypal link too now
(please ignore the fundraiser goal, we'll almost definitely not need that much but we don't have a good estimate of how much everything will cost)
@porsupah I tried creating a wise account but to accept foreign currencies I have to first add 20 usd to the wise account and verify the id, which I can't do because right now you can't send money from ukraine to other countries
@AgathaSorceress @porsupah Or do you think it's possible you plan to pass through a country where you can visit a person you know who can collect the money for you and then hand it to you in cash? E.g. in Romania, or Germany, or Ireland, or so? (okay, that's of course a difficult thing because that would probably be a person you don't know well enough to trust with that sum...🙁 )
Btw, I know that my sister's mother-in-law has been trying to send money to her brother in Odessa, so that he and his family can flee to Romania, and it's also difficult for him to obtain the money. I just sent my sister a text and asked if it has worked by now, but she doesn't know what exactly they tried and if he managed to get since they last talked.
ok so the good news: the paypal link is actually working for me!
the bad news: the pool is in US dollars!
this has a couple consequences:
- because Paypal exchange rates are a scam, I'll need to use my credit card to buy dollars. This restricts me to my card's limit.
- the donation amount will be imprecise. if you send me X euros I'll convert them to Y dollars under the day's conversion rates and contribute that to the pool, but it might be that what hits my credit card will be a different amount.
what it boils down to is I can't do large amounts! but small donations are ok, PM me for IBAN o/
@AgathaSorceress hey, you didn’t write the paypal app, so don’t apologize :P also it worked, so it’s not that bad. It’s better if the app crashes after it’s done instead of before ^^
@AgathaSorceress hope you'll be able to leave!!!
Also you do know about all the evacuation support groups and evacuation coordination programs (transport both within Ukraine and in EU), right?
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A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.