Today we celebrate the successful entrance of 250 Syrian students into the public school system in Lebanon. Humanwire’s brick-and-mortar Butterfly Effect in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon prepares children to enter school for the first time in their lives.
Humanwire Report, October 2017 by Andrew Baron. Almost a year old as a non-profit, here is a look at where we are today as a company, and our plans for the future. View video on Vimeo.
Facebook has dramatically changed their algorithms over the last couple of weeks which affects reach. When someone signs up for our Humanwire page on Facebook, that’s a way of saying, “I want to see Humanwire posts”. But as you prob know by now, FB will not let that happen for the vast majority, and throttles … Continue reading Facebook Further Limits Reach
Today we are as excited as ever to announce that Humanwire’s brick-and-mortar Butterfly Effect Center for displaced children in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon has been awarded a $50,000 USD grant from the Royal China Round Table Foundation (RCRT) based in the United Kingdom. RCRT is a charity which originates and finances impactful projects around the world focused … Continue reading Humanwire’s Butterfly Effect Awarded $50,000
Overview The Butterfly Effect Center is a solution for refugee children growing up in a world without education. The majority of displaced children around the Earth have no access to educational offerings and after three years out of school, statistically, it will be too late: the majority will never go back. The Butterfly Effect Center, … Continue reading The Butterfly Effect Center 2017
Xenia Mathys teaches a music lesson to Syrian refugees at Humanwire on Friday in Boulder. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer) FROM THE DAILY CAMERA: http://www.dailycamera.com/cu-news/ci_30939635/cu-boulder-student-family-provide-gift-music-young In middle of the night, magic of Mozart and more shared with distant audience The honey-colored glow of the Sundown Saloon’s neon sign illuminated faces of rowdy youth out late … Continue reading CU Boulder student, family, provide gift of music to young Syrian refugees
Microsoft and Nike will now match contributions for any Microsoft or Nike employee who donates to a refugee through Humanwire. If you are part of a corporation with a giving fund, let us know, we’d love to get your company signed up! If your company is part registered with Benevity, chances are, you’re already approved … Continue reading Benevity: Microsoft, Nike Matching Donations
Today we are happy to announce the interface designs for the next iteration of the Humanwire website have been completed! We took everything we’ve learned to date and worked closely with Human Design in Boulder (Humans unite!) to re-imagine the site from ground-up. Working with Human Design has been an incredible opportunity, we are so … Continue reading Humanwire Interface Design 2.0
Today we are happy to announce Humanwire’s Tent to Home Initiative received a $45,000 grant to further our mission of integrating refugees stranded in Greece, into society. The anonymous donor who wishes to go by the name of Gordon had enough of the political backlash in the United States against refugees and immigrants and wanted … Continue reading Tent To Home in Greece Receives $45,000 Grant
“Andrew Baron, co-founder and CEO of Humanwire gives us an inside look at the global refugee crisis. Humanwire is his innovative solution to connect real people on both sides – those who want to help and those who need it. PLUS, the StoryMen adopt a refugee family. Listen for details on how you can join … Continue reading The StoryMen Podcast: On Refugees with Andrew Baron of Humanwire