TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to assist Ukrainian refugees fleeing the ongoing war in their nation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (March 2) announced it has set up a special account through the Relieve Disaster Foundation, with the latter launching an online platform Thursday (March 3) that accepts credit cards.
The ministry filed an application for the special account with the Ministry of Health and Welfare Wednesday and received approval that same day. The special account accepts ATM and bank transfers from members of the public.
On Thursday, the Relieve Disaster Foundation launched a page on its website that will accept credit card payments for up to one month. MOFA called on the people of Taiwan to donate through this account to provide aid for Ukrainians in their hour of need.