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.
Jan 5 17
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?
Dec 20 16
Implementing collaborative technology at REFUNITE
Dataiku DSS explained to non-techies: extracting and visualizing data thanks to collaborative technology.
Dec 17 16
Reconnected Across Continents: Somali Mother Finds Her Daughter After 23 Years Of Separation
Farhiyo and Rahma were separated when war broke out in Somalia in 1991. After 23 years, Rahma received a message from Farhiyo through the REFUNITE platform, and mother and daughter started communicating.
Dec 1 16
REFUNITE: Fundraising Evening in Denmark
On November 9th, REFUNITE organized a fundraising evening in Copenhagen, Denmark, a yearly event that has become a tradition for our small organization. REFUNITE’s co-founders and brothers, David and Christopher Mikkelsen shared some of the highlights of 2016 and their vision for the next year at REFUNITE.
Dec 1 16
“A Light in the Dark”: REFUNITE’s Story in the 2016 MIPJ Edition on Refugees, IDPs and Statelessness
REFUNITE is featured in the newly released MIPJ journal on “Refugees, IDPs and Statelessness”. MIPJ is an annual publication at the intersection of media and international relations, focusing on the role of information during and in the aftermath of humanitarian crises.
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.