How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of Refugees

“Finland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked.

For a refugee in a new country, identity — at least in the official sense — can be among the hardest things to recover. And without an official ID it is nearly impossible to advance in society.

Finland, which like many European nations has recently seen a large influx of asylum seekers, is using a cryptographic ledger called blockchain to help them get on their feet faster…”