Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE Featured in TIME Magazine


We owe a big thanks to TIME Magazine for dedicating an entire page to REFUNITE and our efforts to reconnect separated families globally. Do yo want to help us too? 


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Implementing collaborative technology at REFUNITE


Dataiku DSS explained to non-techies: extracting and visualizing data thanks to collaborative technology.   


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Reconnected Across Continents: Somali Mother Finds Her Daughter After 23 Years Of Separation


Farhiyo and Rahma were separated when war broke out in Somalia in 1991. After 23 years, Rahma received a message from Farhiyo through the REFUNITE platform, and mother and daughter started communicating.


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REFUNITE: Fundraising Evening in Denmark


On November 9th, REFUNITE organized a fundraising evening in Copenhagen, Denmark, a yearly event that has become a tradition for our small organization. REFUNITE’s co-founders and brothers, David and Christopher Mikkelsen shared some of the highlights of 2016 and their vision for the next year at REFUNITE.  


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“A Light in the Dark”: REFUNITE’s Story in the 2016 MIPJ Edition on Refugees, IDPs and Statelessness


REFUNITE is featured in the newly released MIPJ journal on “Refugees, IDPs and Statelessness”. MIPJ is an annual publication at the intersection of media and international relations, focusing on the role of information during and in the aftermath of humanitarian crises.


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Social Impact at REFUNITE: Learning with +Acumen


This month our REFUNITE’s User Acquisition and Growth team has completed “Making sense of Social Impact”, an online course by +Acumen. Do you want to know how to achieve better, long lasting social change? Check this out!


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New Team Members at REFUNITE: Welcome on Board!


Meet the newest additions to the REFUNITE family: John and Justun, our Front End and Back End Developers!


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TIME Magazine Donates Ad Campaign To REFUNITE


REFUNITE is on the 21st November edition of TIME Magazine. Get your copy now and help us reconnect separated families worldwide! 


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REFUNITE Receives Award at 2016 Child 10 Forum


On the 7th of November 2016, at the Child 10 Forum in Stockholm, Sweden, REFUNITE was awarded a grant of $10,000. The prestigious award recognizes REFUNITE’s work and dedication in helping thousands of families finding and reconnecting with their missing loved ones.    


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Social Innovation in Europe 2016: And the winners are…


After first having submitted their solutions to the European Union Social Innovation Competition in January 2016, the three winners have been announced and awarded a cash prize of €50,000 each for their solutions to refugee and migrant integration in Europe.


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