Techfugees Netherlands 🇳🇱

Thanks to local partners, Techfugees already ran two hackathons in the Netherlands in 2016: one in Amsterdam and the other in Eindhoven.

We officially kicked off a local chapter in March 2019 through a team of ambassador based in Eindhoven.


📰 Read all the Techugees’ news here 


🗓 Take a look at the Techfugees global calendar here

  • Coming soon!

⏮2019, June 16th: Techfugees’ first meetup in Eindhoven!

⏮2016, October: Techfugees Netherlands MO 040 XL Hackathon in Partnership with MadLab

⏮ 2016, May: Refugee Health Hack in Amsterdam by Empowerhack & Techfugees

The Core Team

Techfugees Netherlands is currently co-led by:

Yama Saraj – Eindhoven, The Netherlands & Paris, France

Passionate about the management of creativity and innovation and applications of these for social good, Yama’s background is in development economics. He has been working in development assistance in countries like Afghanistan, Kosovo and DR Congo. He founds his passion for entrepreneurship and its importance and relevance for sustainable development.

Get in touch with Yama on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn!

🗞 Learn more about Yama by reading his story #TFStories 

Arjan Derks – Netherlands Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Arjan is a TU/e student at the Innovation Sciences faculty of Eindhoven that is both motivated and entrepreneurial Arjan hopes to apply his skills for making the world a better place for real and sharpen them in the process.

Get involved

💰 Make a donation to Techfugees 

  • Do you want to volunteer your skills for Techfugees Netherlands? Please, fill in this form!
  • Are you considering to support and partner with Techfugees Netherlands? Please contact!

Stay in touch

📣 Join Techfugees Netherlands’ Facebook group here!

Press coverage

🗞 Take a look at Techfugees’ general press coverage

Make a donation

Your donation will go into supporting innovative projects and collaboration in our five focus areas which represent the most pressing issues for refugees.