Giulia Balestra

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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REFUNITE PRESENTS DESIGN SOLUTIONS AT DESIGN MATTERS CONFERENCE


REUNITE’s Director of Global Communication and Strategy was invited to share insights on designing for refugees at Design Matters 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark.


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REFUNITE PARTICIPATES AT THE STHLM TECH FEST + SOLUTIONS 2016


Each year, the STHLM TECH FEST brings together influencers working within the startup ecosystem. REFUNITE’s co-founder Christopher Mikkelsen was invited to be part of this global conversation and inspire solutions to the first displacement crisis of the digital age.


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Going live in Malawi and the Republic of the Congo with Free Basics by Facebook


Thanks to Free Basics by Facebook, refugees and displaced persons who have been separated from their families can now register, search and communicate through REFUNITE in a total of fourteen countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.


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REFUNITE selected for the Solutions Summit at the United Nations HQ


During the United Nations General Assembly week at the UN Headquarters in New York, REFUNITE was selected to participate to the Solutions Summit between the 19th and 22nd of September 2016.


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Kakuma Photo Essay: REFUNITE DELEGATION IN KENYA’S SECOND LARGEST REFUGEE CAMP


Last August, the largest ever REFUNITE ‘delegation’ travelled to Kakuma Refugee Camp, in North Western Kenya for an intensive week of work in the field. This is a photo journey from Kakuma and some of the impressions from the camps. 


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