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Techfugees: Crowdsourcing Digital Solutions

Techfugees is a platform that brings together the technology, investment, and startup worlds to crowdsource solutions for refugees in Europe. This global network holds conferences, networking events and hackathons - forums where people propose solutions to problems - to address challenges faced by refugees. Recent events have yielded projects such as Migreat and Textfugees, an initiative to connect refugees and nonprofits via text messages regardless of language barriers.

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