Giulia Balestra

My Message To Displaced And Separated Families


“I think about the nights I spent hiding under trees, escaping bullets, bombs, and militia kidnapping the youth for forced military service. I was a teenager then.” 


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Giulia Balestra

Congolese Siblings Find Each Other After 13 Years


Everyone had witnessed violence or conflict, left home behind and become separated from a loved one. Jean was one of them. He gently took my notebook and wrote down his phone number and two names: Chancelle and Mireille.


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Giulia Balestra

Hjælp os med at bevare vores ligningslovsgodkendelse med din donation!


Så er det december, og der igen gået et år siden vi sidst henvendte os til jer. 2017 har været endnu et hæsblæsende år for vores lille organisation. 


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Giulia Balestra

Your Support Makes a Difference!


Your donation helps us keep REFUNITE tax exempt so that we can continue using 100% of our funds to reconnect families globally.


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Arisha Akbar

“I Am Hopeful That REFUNITE Will Ease My Distress”


When the town of Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, was hit by the earthquake in 2005, Asim Bhatti’s uncle went missing. When he heard about REFUNITE’s project in Pakistan, Asim regained his hope to reconnect with his uncle.


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Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE Appoints Female Advisory Board In Pakistan


We are very excited to have recruited five strong and experienced candidates passionate about social change and women’s empowerment for our Female Advisory Board in Pakistan. 


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Giulia Balestra

Telling The Real Story: UNHCR’s community platform to share refugees’ stories


Through their community platform, UNHCR is supporting diaspora communities to tell their stories and raise awareness about important resources such as the REFUNITE family tracing service.


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Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE On the New York Times


We owe a big thanks to the New York Times for publishing “A Better Way To Trace Scattered Refugees”, an article about REFUNITE’s work of reconnecting displaced families globally. 


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Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE Joins UNHCR’s #WithRefugees Coalition


We stand together with refugees. Do you?


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Giulia Balestra

A Somali Family Finds Connection After The War


The year when Badar was born, war broke out in Somalia. Badar was less than one year old when his mother Nafiso had to run away from Mogadishu. It took over two decades for the Somali family to be reunited through REFUNITE. This is their story.


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