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Empowering Refugees through Technology

An interesting report by the UNHCR highlighting ways to further empower refugees through technology. Internet can be a very powerful tool, however, UNHCR statistics show that only 17% of rural refugees live in areas with 3G coverage.

The report suggests 5 ways that Digital Literacy will help refugees as it will present them with a large range of opportunities, making them more employable and able to find job offers online.

Read the full report here: