#Techfugees Crowdfunding

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Joséphine Goube  Haggerston Ward, ENG
We are witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. An unprecedented 65.3 million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 21.3 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18. (UNHCR)


A Refugee Family in Calais- October 2016. He is civil engineer and she is a lawyer. They left Iraq 6 months ago and have been refused refugee status in Norway. Photo Credits: Tom Hayton

Technology has changed the world in unbelievable ways and we know that it has the power to improve the lives of men, women and children who have been displaced from their homes.

Our mission is to enable and coordinate the tech community’s response to improving the lives of refugees through funding projects that provide access to technology, education, identity, health and social inclusion.

We need your help to raise £100,000 to support refugees in need around the world.

Hear from Techfugees Founder Mike Butcher, Editor at Large Techcrunch:


Read more about Techfugees on our Website and check out the projects and teams on the ground that we are supporting  from our social media channels (Facebook Group, Slack & Blog ).

Rewards / Prize draws (Donations by November 29!)

Donate £25... enter a draw to win 1 of 10 TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon tickets happening in London this December 2016

Donate £100... enter a draw to win 1 of 12 TechCrunch Disrupt Conference tickets happening in London this December 2016 — tickets £1200/each value.

Donate £500... enter a draw to win 2 VIP TechCrunch Disrupt Conference Dinner tickets on Monday 5 December — £2,000/each value, AND be on our thank you wall of donors publicly available on our website and receive exclusive free tickets to all Techfugees events.

Many thanks to TechCrunch Disrupt and Twilio for their generous donation of the tickets to support our crowdfunding campaign! 

A wall painted in the Jungle of calais just by the school. Photo Credits: Tom Hayton

Two kids playing in the camp of Grande Synthe. Photo Credits: Tom Hayton
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3 months ago
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While we did not reach our crowdfunding target, we continue to fundraise through other means so we can continue our work on bringing tech to refugees. Your support means the world to us and we encourage you to help us any bit you can! Next months we will be having hackathons & event all across the world: Kenya, France, Italy, Australia, Hungary and Spain. Get involved and see you there1
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HI
£25
Henry Ireland
3 months ago
NR
£10
Nen Rae
4 months ago

Because I couldn't do enough in Idomeni - good luck to everyone

£100
Johann Christian Schiessl
5 months ago

http://No.Fear.Deutschland.Live Happy Birthday Mike, good work ♥ See you at dld-conference.

JV
£10
Jacki Vause
5 months ago
LN
£25
leila nassiri-jamet
5 months ago
£100
Lisa Devaney (Hai Media Group)
5 months ago
LA
£25
Laïla von Alvensleben
5 months ago
KA
£25
Katya Akulinicheva
5 months ago

TC Disrupt

IJ
£15
IMK James
5 months ago
£100
Joan Lockwood
5 months ago

Really important imitative to support

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