Image via HoYoverse

Inspired by Genshin Impact, thousands of players donate to Project Hope charity

It only takes one big heart to inspire a thousand others.

While the Genshin Impact community can sometimes be at odds with each other, there have been moments where their hearts truly united for the greater good. Recently, the game's Chinese community was compelled to donate to a charity called Project Hope after being inspired by a teaser promoting the upcoming five-star character, Dehya.

Recommended Videos

The teaser touched on the massive wall that divides Sumeru's rainforest and desert. The wall serves as a division of not only beliefs, but also a significant disparity in the opportunities for people on either side. In the affluent rainforest lush with life, children can receive education and free healthcare, and live in a stable environment. On the other end of the spectrum, the desert is engulfed by constant sandstorms, with no structured education system and discord between tribes.

At the end of the teaser, Dehya brings a child to Sumeru City and donates all of her life savings to provide for desert orphans. She named the fund "The Wall of Hope" to symbolize how the wall was never built to keep desert folk away, but to protect those within.

Related: Genshin Impact Scarlet Sand Sojourn Dehya web event guide

Touched by Dehya's generous donation, Chinese players began encouraging each other to place donations to charity. The effort is geared toward a charity fittingly called Project Hope, which supports children who are unable to obtain modern education in China. Donators have reportedly been using Dehya's name to place donations, as well as the names of other characters from HoYoverse's games. The most popular donation amount is 648 yen, which is the price of Genshin Impact's most expensive Genesis Crystal pack.

Instead of buying packs, players have instead chosen to follow Dehya's footsteps by sending donations for the future of impoverished children. This wholesome moment has garnered global attention after a post on Reddit, and has touched the hearts of thousands. While Dehya's character kit has seen controversy, her heart has undoubtedly influenced the community in a way that Genshin Impact has never seen before.

Watch Dehya's teaser from the official Genshin Impact YouTube channel below.

For more stories on Genshin Impact and beyond, check out Genshin Impact 3.6 will unveil Kaveh & slightly redesigned Baizhu here on Pro Game Guides.


Pro Game Guides is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more
related content
Read Article Genshin Impact teases Natlan with a first look at the region’s Pokemon-esque creatures
Genshin Impact Natlan three adorable Saurians
Read Article Genshin Impact Codes – 4.7 Codes! (May 2024)
Read Article Genshin Impact – When is the Next Banner Coming?
Read Article Best Sethos build in Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact Sethos drip marketing art
Read Article Best Sigewinne build in Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact Sigewinne drip marketing art
Related Content
Read Article Genshin Impact teases Natlan with a first look at the region’s Pokemon-esque creatures
Genshin Impact Natlan three adorable Saurians
Read Article Genshin Impact Codes – 4.7 Codes! (May 2024)
Read Article Genshin Impact – When is the Next Banner Coming?
Read Article Best Sethos build in Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact Sethos drip marketing art
Read Article Best Sigewinne build in Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact Sigewinne drip marketing art
Author
Nicki Si
Nicki is a freelance writer with 5 years of writing experience. She's a fan of anything from HoYoverse, from Genshin Impact to Tears of Themis and Honkai: Star Rail. She also loves rhythm games like BanG Dream! and D4DJ.

Write A Comment

Inspired by Genshin Impact, thousands of players donate to Project Hope charity

Comments are on moderation and will be approved in a timely manner. Please read the following rules before commenting:

  • All comments must be on topic and add something of substance to the post
  • No swearing or inappropriate words
  • No asking or begging for anything free
  • Do not attempt to start a poll in the comments
  • Comments in all CAPS will be removed
  • We reserve the right to remove a comment for any reason
  • Do not impersonate a staff member or influencer

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.