The Rohingya Project: How Blockchain is Helping Solve an Identity Crisis

Like many other stateless people around the globe, the Rohingya face an existential crisis: lack of an officially recognized identity. Facing massive threats to their lives, over 700,000 Rohingya have fled across the border from Myanmar to Banglad...

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Oct 29, 2018

Crowdfunding the Rohingya Training Centre

The Rohingya Projects is crowdfunding on Global Sadaqah for the Rohingya Training Centre. Help provide a training center to bring the elite professionals from among the Rohingya together to empower other Rohingya in Malaysia.
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Sep 25, 2018
Fintech News Malaysia

7 Cool Blockchain Projects Made Right Here in Malaysia

Besides ‘big data’ and ‘artificial intelligence’, the trendy buzzword in tech now is also blockchain, which the collective industry has finally realised can do more than just back cryptocurrency coins. And it is always interesting to see blockcha...
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Aug 21, 2018
The Guardian

Rohingya turn to blockchain to solve identity crisis

The same technology that supports Bitcoin functions as a decentralised, transparent, and secure way to store vital personal information. Rohingya refugees are turning to blockchain-type technology to help address one of their most existential thre...
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Aug 21, 2018
Crypto Disrupt

Identity Crisis – the Blockchain Solution

Identity Crisis – the Blockchain Solution
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April 11, 2018
Research Collaboration with University of Washington

The Rohingya Project, a grassroots initiative that aims to uplift and empower the Rohingya diaspora worldwide, announces a research collaboration with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies of the University of Washington in Seattle, USA.

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April 4, 2018
Procivis and the Rohingya Project partner to provide Electronic Identity to people without Legal Documentation

Swiss e-government venture Procivis and non-governmental organisation the Rohingya Project have announced a partnership to enable financial and social inclusion for the 3.5 million Rohingya people living across the world. As part of the collaboration, Procivis will supply its eID+ platform and combine it with the Rohingya Project’s unique verification process, to provide the stateless Rohingya population with a trusted personal identity.

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October 16, 2017
Official Launch of the Rohingya Project

Rohingya Vision and Ata Plus announced today that they are raising funds for the newly launched Rohingya Project to enfranchise the stateless Rohingya people. The Project partners are aiming to raise RM250,000 to execute the first stage of the project which will create a database of undocumented Rohingya in Malaysia and then provide them with individual digital identities using blockchain technology.

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