Business Because

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Social Enterprise: Aston MBA’s New App Helps Refugees Find Jobs According to UN figures, there are 65 million people in the world now officially registered as refugees, living in temporary camps awaiting resettlement. 4.9 million are from Syria. Only 134,000 refugees were resettled in 2015. Millions more live in informal settlements or slums, or […]

House of Humanity Refugee Centre in Lesbos Pt 1

Reading Time: < 1 minute     Sandy is a 30-year-old refugee from Nepal who currently lives on the Island of Lesbos in Greece. She previously worked as a marketing manager in Nepal before switching to a career in Nursing to look after her grandmother when she fell ill. Hear Sandy’s story about her life prior to becoming displaced.

Khora Community Centre, Athens

Reading Time: < 1 minute     A quick look at one of the Centres for Refugees in Athens, Rami (interviewee) shares some critical insights into the real life of Refugees, as well as touching upon the Social media channels the community uses.

Aston Business School

Reading Time: 2 minutes MBA launches app to empower refugees An MBA student at Aston Business School has launched a smartphone app which could help millions of refugees get back into work and resume normal life. Onaseye Onabolu has transformed his team’s Hult Prize concept into a real business, launching his co-founded company SONA Circle, an app that has […]