Oct 16 17
REFUNITE On the New York Times
We owe a big thanks to the New York Times for publishing “A Better Way To Trace Scattered Refugees”, an article about REFUNITE’s work of reconnecting displaced families globally.
Sep 7 17
REFUNITE Joins UNHCR’s #WithRefugees Coalition
We stand together with refugees. Do you?
Sep 6 17
A Somali Family Finds Connection After The War
The year when Badar was born, war broke out in Somalia. Badar was less than one year old when his mother Nafiso had to run away from Mogadishu. It took over two decades for the Somali family to be reunited through REFUNITE. This is their story.
Aug 10 17
REFUNITE Partners With The IOTA Foundation
A newly established collaboration between REFUNITE and the IOTA Foundation marks a significant step forward in using distributed ledger technology for social good.
Jul 13 17
Modeste and Augustin: One Message to Find Each Other After 20 Years Apart
Modeste and Augustin were separated in 1997. The First Congo War had just broken out and this was the beginning of a time that would destabilize the country for years to come.
Jul 13 17
Artificial Intelligence and Us: REFUNITE’s Co-founder at CogX 2017 London
On June 21st 2017, REUNITE’s Co-founder Christopher Mikkelsen joined CogX 2017, a global conference on the impact of Artificial Intelligence across industries. Read more here.
Jun 27 17
REFUNITE Brothers At The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting Of New Champions
On the 27th and 28th of June 2017, REFUNITE’s Co-founders and WEF Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2017 David and Christopher Mikkelsen joined the WEF annual meeting in China and shared their experience in creating technology solutions for the displaced.
Jun 15 17
From Pakistan to Kenya: My first two weeks at REFUNITE
Arisha Akbar is REFUNITE’s Project Manager for our Interactive Voice Response (IVR) solution and call centre in Pakistan. She joined REFUNITE in June 2017 and spent a week in Nairobi to familiarise herself with the team and get ready for her work in Pakistan. Welcome to the team Arisha!
Jun 12 17
From Nairobi to Kampala and Ottawa: Congolese Brothers Reconnected Across Continents After 12 Years
Tambwe and Mutombo became separated when violence broke out in the city of Bukavu, in South Kivu. A family of 12 suddenly dispersed amidst generalized chaos, armed militias, and gunfire. It was 2005.
May 11 17
Refugee Family Reconnects Across Belgium And Burundi After Four Years
In 2013, Sifa was was separated from her siblings André, Rashidi, and Mugoli in South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Four years after, Sifa found her siblings again thanks to the REFUNITE platform.
Hundreds of families are reconnected through our work every month, often after years of searching for their missing loved ones.
Any donation will help separated families reconnect.