When we think of humanitarian aid, our tendency is to think big. Of course, large-scale infrastructure and logistics are a critical component to any humanitarian assistance program, but meaningful impact can come in smaller packages too, as we learned working with two significant players: MasterCard* and IKEA*. Both of these companies have used their commercial expertise to make a meaningful impact in the lives of refugees. And at the center of both of these campaigns are things that fit in the palm of your hand.… Read more »
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