Techfugees at TechCrunch Disrupt Hackahon: donate to win your ticket!

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Saturday, December 3 at 12:30PM – Sunday, December 4 at 2:00PM Copper Box Arena London UK Techfugees is partnering with TechCrunch Disrupt at one of the most anticipated hackathons of the year – TechCrunch Disrupt London Hackathon 2016! Together with other amazing partners – Twilio, IBM Watson, Amazon Alexa, etc. – we will present our key challenges and support teams […]

Can you help Project Elpis increase the impact of their solar hubs?

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By Samuel Kellerhals Project Elpis has developed six solar-powered hubs, which are charging 18,000 phones per month in Greece. The goal is to upgrade these hubs so refugees can access educational, legal and other useful content securely and reliably. Find out three ways you can help.   We are Project Elpis (Greek for Hope) and we […]

ARctic Challenge hackathon brings together apps and augmented reality

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By Santosh Hejmadi “There is such a buzz amidst the silence of brilliant minds all working together for a common goal.” Santosh Hejmadi from TF Sweden explains what happened at the ARctic Challenge, the first Techfugees hackathon to take place in Sweden. Who took part in the ARctic Challenge? We had 50 participants including people from tech companies, […]

Techfugees partnered with Startup Weekend Amman and UNICEF Jordan on refugee challenges

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Software developers, designers and entrepreneurs of all ages competed in a 52-hours Startup Weekend event in Amman, Jordan, to develop innovative business solutions. Techfugees worked with UNICEF Jordan & Oasis500 to create a refugee track to the event – for participants to pitch innovative ideas to help refugees Techfugees in partnership with the team of Startup […]

How Technology Can Empower Local Refugee Communities Webinar with Cities of Migration

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Techfugees joined Cities of Migration online on November 23 for a conversation with Alan Vernon, Project Lead, Connectivity for Refugees, UNHCR, UN Refugee Agency to unpack UNHRC’s latest report, Connecting Refugees: How Internet and Mobile Connectivity Can Improve Refugee Well-Being and Transform Humanitarian Action.  The webinar discussed the critical role that information and communications technology plays in improving […]

#HacktheCamp Hackathon in Athens – December 2-4, 2016

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Impact Hub Athens, the Onassis Cultural Center and the U.S. Embassy in Athens are joining forces for Hack the Camp, a two-part hackathon on refugee and integration challenges. Hackathon solutions and outcomes will focus primarily on the refugee and migrant populations currently in Greece, and aid organizations offering services to refugees. The event is supported by Techfugees Athens. Programmers, designers, social […]

Techfugees launches funding campaign and new Portugal chapter at Web Summit

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PRESS RELEASE: TECHFUGEES LAUNCHES CROWD-FUNDING CAMPAIGN AT WEB SUMMIT – New Portugal chapter headed by Inēs Silva – 8 November, 2016, Lisbon: Techfugees, the social enterprise coordinating the tech industry’s response to the refugee crisis, is excited to announce the launch of its crowd-funding campaign and the opening of the Techfugees Portugal chapter at a […]