How Refugees Can Financially Assimilate With the Host Country – A Study by Mastercard & Western Union

The Middle East and North Africa host 39% of the world’s displaced people, accounting for over 65 million refugees

That’s over 65 million people creating camps in foreign countries, which gradually become permanent settlements rather than being temporary. In order to sustain their growing populations, host countries are looking for ways to incorporate their newest additions into their economy. Besides contributing to the host country’s economy, refugees need to develop financial independence.

Source: Smart Communities: Using digital technology to create sustainable refugee economics< ...

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