#250posts24hrsAAPI - 65: Awesome. Chinh And Khoa Vu Make A Game With Proceeds For Syrian Refugees

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Say what you will about Moses - but apparently he's helping get some money to Syrian Refugees - along with some Viet American help:

This year the brothers, co-founders of the software company Ayotree.com, released the Android and iOS mobile game “Moses the Freedom Fighter” and will donate all of its proceeds to Oxfam America’s Syria and Refugee Crisis Response Fund. Nearly 5 million Syrians have fled their country since 2011, according to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, while an additional 6.3 million are internally displaced. The Vu brothers’ goal is to reach $10,000 by World Refugee Day on June 20. They had raised more than $2,000 by May 2.

“It just made sense that we help refugees because we are refugees,” said Khoa.


Read the article in full down at the LA Times.