NGO Partners

UNHCR

UNHCR

We have joined efforts with the global UN refugee agency, UNHCR, since 2010. UNHCR helps promote our family tracing tool within their on ground operations, now comprising Nairobi (Kenya), Kampala (Uganda) and Nakivale refugee settlement (Uganda). On the ground outreach is done in collaboration with RCK in Kenya and Interaid in Uganda. 

KRCS

Kenya Red Cross Society

Since 2011, Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has been utilizing the REFUNITE family tracing tool to complement their traditional family tracing services. KRCS is promoting our tool in 22 branches across 8 regions in Kenya. As a leading humanitarian organization in Kenya, KRCS aims to provide relief to those in need. With our tool, they bring in web and mobile technology to help refugees search for and reconnect with missing family and friends.

Intersos

Intersos

Intersos, an Italian-based aid organization, promotes the usage of our tool in order to improve family tracing systems inside Somalia. Intersos brings humanitarian assistance to populations in need and promotes the return to normal living conditions. Intersos has been using the REFUNITE family tracing tool in Somalia since 2011 to help reconnect Somali IDPs with missing family members. 

Tadamon

Tadamon

Tadamon teamed up with us in 2010 in order to promote greater refugee outreach among the refugee population in Egypt. Based in Cairo, Egypt, Tadamon recruits community monitors to assist refugees in using our tool while also reaching out to other local NGOs. REFUNITE and Tadamon share the common goal of promoting the welfare of refugees.

Our other NGO Partners

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims FilmAid International AfricaKnows Red Cross Kenya Red Cross Sao Paulo ACNUR Sao Paulo

Quotes

"The new mobile phone search engine enables refugees to search for their loved ones on any low cost handset, through simple text messages"
President Bill Clinton
"Allowing for refugees access to state of art technology in order to connect with and reach out to family members they have lost contact with is fundamental"
António Guterres
"Refugees United, The Social Network That's More Important Than Facebook, Goes Mobile"
Alice Korngold
"In a pioneering way the innovators of Refugees United have used modern technology to alleviate the terrible pain that separation from and uncertainty about family members bring"
Morten Kjærum
"We must strive to ensure that the technological revolution already benefitting so many also embraces those that may have been excluded and are less fortunate. Refugees United accomplishes this objective"
José María Figueres