Techfugees Kenya – Blockchain & Refugee Emergency Response: Can Blockchain technology help save the lives of refugees?

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Date: 22nd of February 2017  Time:  4:30pm – 7:00pm, East Africa Time. Location: iLab Nairobi, Strath­more University, 4th Floor Stu­dent Centre Build­ing, Keri Road, Madaraka Estate, Nairobi, Kenya  Capacity is limited. Registration will be confirmed shortly and via email. Join us for the launch of Techfugees chapter in Kenya! Blockchain has the potential transform humanitarian responses […]

Techfugees Jordan Hack winner won a place at the prestigious Hult Prize Regional Finals 2017

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How can students help refugees? The group of entrepreneurial students winner of the Techfugees Jordan Hackathon, organized in collaboration with Startup Weekend Jordan & Unicef Jordan, Profugees have won a place at the prestigious Hult Prize Regional Finals. We learn more about the Hult Prize and how it has solve global problems in the 21st […]

Hackathon with Young People: TF Australia inspires with third event

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By Anne-Marie Elias Find out what happened at the third Techfugees Australia hackathon in November 2016, in which young refugees, entrepreneurs and the tech community came together in the Parramatta district in Sydney to find solutions to the challenges faced by those newly arriving in Australia. The #Hack4Refugees event kicked off with insights from four young […]

Winners of TC Disrupt Hackathon will help refugees with education, identity and social inclusion

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The TechCrunch Disrupt London Hackathon was the launchpad for three ideas, which will help refugees with social inclusion, access to education, and keeping track of their identity even if essential papers get lost. Running for a total of 24 hours and taking place in the run-up to the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, the hackathon attracted nearly […]

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, […]