The Esports Players League (ESPL) recently partnered with the Paytm Foundation to raise funds for oxygen concentrators amid the coronavirus pandemic in India.
ESPL is a global esports organization that is invested in developing an amateur tournament network through its online esports platform. While its main focus is mobile gaming, ESPL has also ventured into the PC and console market by hosting various tournaments. The Singapore-based company has worked in 16 different countries across Asia, Europe, and the Americas regions.
Paytm Foundation is a public charitable trust that was formed in order to provide relief during natural calamities, supplementing medical needs, educational advancement, financial charity, welfare of persons with disability, advancement of general public utility including sanitation, etc.
The #GamersAgainstCOVID initiative was formed as a result of a partnership between the two organizations. They raised almost ₹300,000 for oxygen concentrators through this charity event (as of June 4th).
ESPL’s #GamersAgainstCOVID drive
ESPL’s #GamersAgainstCOVID initiative was formed to raise money through donations from various professionals’ online streams.
The charity event was hosted by well-known figures in the Indian Valorant community, such as SkRossi. The influencers and professionals who were chosen for this event are:
- Ganesh “SkRossi” Gangadhar
- Bhavin “HellrangeR” Kotwani
- Sunil “SnrLx” Suresh
A donation link was attached to each of their streams during the event so that viewers could donate to the Paytm Foundation.
// This article was first published on Sportskeeda