The Angry Birds Friends: Help Nepal tournament kicks off today to raise awareness of the situation in Nepal and give fans the chance to make donations, with the aim to raise €100,000 in support of theInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societie's relief efforts in Nepal.
Nepal is a small country, but it has a large population of about 30.5 million people. Since April 25th, two strong earthquakes and several aftershocks have shaken the nation. It is estimated that 8 million people have been affected directly by the first earthquake. Thousands have lost their lives, even more have been severely injured and over 100,000 homes have been completely destroyed.
Hear a message from Bijay, one of our Rovians, and join us in helping Nepal get back on its feet!
To raise awareness of Nepal’s catastrophic situation, Rovio is hosting a weeklong Angry Birds Friends: Help Nepal tournament. The aim is to raise €100,000 in support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societie'srelief efforts. Additionally, fans have the chance to make incremental donations through the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societiesvirtualbox that will also go towards providing aid to the areas affected by the earthquakes.On behalf of Rovio, many thanks for your contribution. Any help counts!
Head to Angry Birds Friends and help raise awareness. Nepal needs you!