Nov 3 16
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.
Sep 30 16
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.
Sep 27 16
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.
Sep 24 16
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.
Sep 20 16
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.
Sep 17 16
Kakuma Camp: Training REFUNITE’s Outreach Volunteers in Research Methods and Prototype Testing
Q&A with Kennedy Steven, Research and Prototype Associate at REFUNITE, about his week in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya.
Sep 17 16
KAKUMA CAMP: Product Testing and User Surveys
Q&A with Kelvin Mungai, Back End Developer at REFUNITE, about his experience working in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya.
Sep 5 16
SEARCHING FOR FAMILY AND CONNECTIVITY
REFUNITE Senior Outreach Officer Rody Bashizi has been intensively working in the field in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for the past couple weeks, conducting a survey designed to better understand phone penetration and usage in the region.
Sep 5 16
Coffee break with Eddy Mwenda – REFUNITE’s Infrastructure Systems Intern
For an entire month, Eddy Mwenda got an opportunity work with REFUNITE as an intern. On his last day at REFUNITE, we had time to catch up over coffee and talk about his experience here.
Aug 29 16
REFUNITE’s Tech Talks: All Things Tech
Tech Talks is a series of events hosted by REFUNITE at Nairobi Garage in Westlands. Tech Talks provide an open space where developers and tech enthusiasts can come together and discuss all things tech. The events also give attendees the opportunity to network, collaborate, share resources and discover new talents. Follow us for updates: #refunitechtalks
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