As the importance of mobile connectivity to refugees becomes more widely recognised, more organisations are launching projects to meet this need. From turning leftover data into cash donations to topping up refugee accounts and using digital money to alleviate hunger, here are several projects worth watching.
A selection of news reports and advocacy films illustrating the importance of connectivity and mobile phones to refugees.
REFUNITE harnesses the power and scale of mobile technology to reconnect refugees and displaced people with their missing loved ones.
Ongoing conflicts around the Middle East and North Africa region have resulted in the displacement of more than 10 million people in Zain’s operating markets.
Over two million refugees arriving in Turkey presented a serious telecommunications challenge to Turkcell – but also an opportunity to help, and work with a new customer base.
A landscape of new services and approaches.