Introduction to existing problems

The world faces many pressing problems that threaten the well-being of people and the planet. One of the most significant concerns is the state of the environment, as pollution and climate change continue to wreak havoc worldwide, causing awful consequences such as

rising sea levels, frequent natural disasters, damage to ecosystems, which can have ripple effects throughout the food chain and economy.


Access to clean water is another major issue, affecting over two billion people worldwide. Poor sanitation and lack of access to safe drinking water cause millions of deaths each year, especially in low-income countries. The problem is compounded by the fact that water resources are often inequitably distributed, with some communities having to rely on unsafe sources or travel long distances to obtain potable water


Hunger and malnutrition remain a pressing problem, with over 690 million people going hungry and three billion people living in poverty. Malnutrition contributes to over three million child deaths annually and leads to long-term physical and cognitive development problems.

Lack of education

Lack of access to education is also a major issue, with an estimated 265 million children out of school due to poverty, conflict, and discrimination. Lack of education perpetuates poverty and makes it difficult for people to find sustainable work and improve their lives.


Natural disasters such as volcanic eruptions, landslides, floods, and droughts cause significant damage to communities and economies worldwide, with millions of people affected each year. People left homeless due to these disasters often struggle to regain their footing, creating long-term economic and social problems.

These represent just a fraction of the critical global challenges confronting humanity today, demanding our urgent and collective attention. The United Nations has set a series of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aimed at ending poverty, protecting the planet, and ensuring peace and prosperity for all. The SDGs provide a roadmap for collective action, but achieving them will require sustained effort and collaboration across sectors and borders. According to the United Nations, achieving the SDGs will cost an estimated $3 trillion per year until 2030.

Why is it so difficult to solve?

Solving these problems requires not only collective action and global involvement but also significant technological advancements. Governments, non-governmental organizations, businesses, and individuals all have a role to play.

But some challenges make all of this much more difficult. For instance:

  • Fees required to send funds from one country to another are high

  • Accountability and transparency of such transactions are consistently in question

  • International regulations governing cross-border transactions are quite complex.

Here, our expertise in blockchain technology, coupled with the invaluable experience gained through philanthropic endeavors in Africa from 2022 to 2023, comes to the forefront. Our charity ecosystem has empowered the creation of the HCF platform, offering users a secure, transparent, and low-fee method for making donations.

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