Media coverage

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“The Technology Aiming to Help Refugees” – click here to read the article on BBC News.

 

 

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“Program allows African refugees to reconnect with missing kin via text” – click here to read the article on CNN News.

“Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa” – click here to read the article on CNN News.

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“Uniting Refugees in an Unconventional Way: Lessons Learned” – click here to read the article on Forbes Magazine

 

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“Reconnecting the Disconnected: A Story of Technology, Refugees and Finding Lost Family” – click here to read the article on the National Geographic.

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“From technology to equality, five ways the world is getting better all the time” – click here to read the article on Time.

 

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“When refugees scatter, here’s how family members can find each other” – click here to read the article on PBS Newshour.

 

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“Africa innovations: 15 ideas helping to transform a continent” – click here to read the article on the guardian.co.uk.

“An app for lost loved ones in Uganda” – click here to read the article on the guardian.co.uk.

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“Mit der App Refunite können Flüchtlinge Familienangehörige wiederfinden” – click here to read the article on Wired.de

 

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“Omidyar Network Grants Refugees United $2.6M to Scale Technology Platform Enabling Refugees to Reunite With Their Families” – click here to read the article on CNBC News.

 

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“Africa’s first refugee phone network launched in Uganda” – click here to read the article on xinhuanet.com.

 

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“UN and partners use new mobile phone application to enable refugees to trace families” – click here to read the article on The UN News Centre.

 

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BBC World Service on Refugees United in a series of programmes. You can find and listen to the first feature here and the second feature here.

 

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“Using the Web to Reunite Refugees” – click here to read the article on Spiegel Online.

 

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“In Exile from Family and Friends” – click here to read the article on Newsweek’s website.

 

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“Homesick urban refugees use the internet to integrate and keep in touch” – click here to read the article on UNHCR’s website.

 

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“Site de relacionamento ajuda refugiados a reencontrar parentes pelo mundo” – click here to read the article on Globo.com.

 

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“Kakuma refugees to get health education on mobile phones” – click here to read the article on Daily Nation’s website.

 

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“A Global Missing Persons Network”- click here to read the article on Innovatedevelopment.org