Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE and Re:Coded Start New Collaboration in Iraq


Iraq Re:Coded is a coding fellowship program designed for refugees and displaced youth in Iraq. 


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Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE At The Annual Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 In Nairobi


On the 28th February 2017, Ida Jeng of REFUNITE spoke about “Emergency Communication, Connectivity and Social Networks” at the Aid & Development Africa Summit (AIDF).   


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Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE Joins GSMA Roundtable At Mobile World Congress 2017


On the 28th of February co-founder Christopher Mikkelsen represented REFUNITE at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. Organized by GSMA,  MWC is a global gathering to discuss and showcase the latest trends in the mobile industry.   


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Giulia Balestra

Techfugees Kenya and REFUNITE: A New Chapter Starts


On the 22nd of February REFUNITE and independent think thank Samuel Hall have launched the first Techfugees Chapter in Kenya with an event focused on the role of blockchain technology in the refugee emergency response.   


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Giulia Balestra

A Radio Campaign To Reconnect Separated Families Across Somalia


In January 2017, REFUNITE and Radio Ergo launched a campaign to inform the growing number of displaced people within Somalia about the REFUNITE family tracing platform and to help them in the search for their missing loved ones. 


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Giulia Balestra

On The Other Side Of The Bridge: Snapshots From REFUNITE Team Brainstorm


In this blog post, Giulia Balestra of REFUNITE reflects on a two-day team retreat with the REFUNITE Team in Nairobi, Kenya.  


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Sacha Robehmed

What’s in a Name – or Four Names?


In this blog post, REFUNITE’s Middle East Project Manager, Sacha Robehmed, reflects on her recent trip to Erbil, Kurdistan region of Iraq, with Product Manager, Vytas Bradunas, to test the new REFUNITE web platform.


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Giulia Balestra

Joining Us In 2017: REFUNITE’s New Data Scientist


REFUNITE welcomes on board a new team member: Keya Enock Kavingwa, our new Data Scientist! 


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Giulia Balestra

REFUNITE receives “Not Impossible Awards” top category honors


 REFUNITE  has received top category honors for the 2017 Not Impossible Awards at CES 2017, one of the major global consumer electronics and technology tradeshows happening every year in Las Vegas, USA.


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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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