Mar 29 17
REFUNITE Brothers Selected As Social Entrepreneurs Of The Year
On the 29th of March 2017, REFUNITE’s co-founders and brothers David and Christopher Mikkelsen have been selected as Social Entrepreneurs of the Year by the World Economic Forum and the Schwab Foundation.
Mar 17 17
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.
Mar 17 17
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).
Mar 3 17
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.
Mar 1 17
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.
Feb 9 17
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.
Feb 1 17
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.
Jan 29 17
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.
Jan 21 17
Joining Us In 2017: REFUNITE’s New Data Scientist
REFUNITE welcomes on board a new team member: Keya Enock Kavingwa, our new Data Scientist!
Jan 20 17
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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