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Anita Peeples

Karavan: Connecting the Disconnected, Tapping Into Skills and Fostering Integration

A new app is being developed that seeks to empower refugees by fostering an appreciation for their talents and ensuring their skills are meaningfully used. As a refugee, in many countries you are not allowed to work and earn money. What follows is a life in limbo, social isolation, alienation, and an extraordinary waste of talents and skills. What to do? Read on

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Roshni Rides: Green, Safe and Affordable Transport for Pakistan's Refugees

In refugee settlements across the world, convenient transport facilities are one of many daily hurdles faced by the people who live there. But in one refugee community, in Orangi Town, Pakistan, a new award-winning project has set out to make mobility as easy, affordable and green as possible. Introducing Roshni Rides and their innovative system of solar-powered rickshaws. Read on

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Heimwegtelefon: So You Don't Have to Walk Alone

You've been out with your friends all night, and now it's time to go home. You are tired, and you wish you could just tele-transport yourself into your bed. But, the journey back awaits, and with it the slight apprehension that sometime comes when walking alone through the quiet streets at night. But a new project has been making the return journey that little bit more enjoyable. Read on