UNICEF crypto portfolio manager Cecilia Chapiro said the fund is now accepting applications from startups in emerging markets to receive investments via this second donation of roughly 1,125 ether (ETH), or $262,000 at press time.
At Telemesh, we have quarterly goals for keeping our dedicated teamwork synced and accountable. Now it’s time to share our most recent updates with you. We’ve got quite a line up of announcements, so let’s dive right in.
If you like to look behind our previous works before hopping into our latest updates, please click here to take a glance at our last quarters:
The last few months were fascinating for our Telemesh project. Please click on the link below to catch up the previous updates of our project:
Now that you know a few works of Telemesh let’s have a look at the journey of it in the 3rd quarter.
Spilling The Beans
It started as an insight, turned into an idea, and through its fullest execution, it has now become epochal. Indeed, Telemesh has become one of our most talked-about and noblest projects within a short time. W3 Engineers Ltd. has earned a lot of popularity on mobile mesh networking through this great innovation. The pioneering concept of connecting the unconnected people all over the world, without the support of WIFI, cellular networks, sim cards, or any traditional network coverage has stunned the tech world mass.
It has been six months since UNICEF announced a cohort of six companies to receive seed funding from UNICEF’s Innovation Fund.
The companies are blockchain start-ups and are being supported by UNICEF’s Innovation team for twelve months. The start-ups are Atix Labs (Argentina), OS City (Mexico), Precrypto (Mexico), StaTwig (India), W3 Engineers (Bangladesh) and Utopixar (Tunisia).
We have been eagerly waiting up until now to share about all the exciting news on the progress and our achievements on Telemesh so far. In case if you have missed the last update then click on the link below to catch up-
Now, that we all are on the same page, let’s have a look at the past three months-
On December 10th, 2018, W3 Engineers was selected by UNICEF Innovation Fund to develop an offline messaging app for use by refugees. Since then, we have undertaken a course of activities and reached many significant milestones. As we are wrapping up the first quarter of the year, let us walk you through the last three months.
We kicked off our project with multiple press releases and media coverage in both Bangladesh and New York.We started our journey with PR release from Bangladesh and New York. Below is a selection of published articles:
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) will invest in six blockchain projects in emerging markets through its Innovation Fund. Each project will receive up to $100,000 to develop an open source prototype over the next year.
“A mesh enabled blockchain based messaging application, allowing users within the network to connect via smartphones.”— Rakibul Islam, CEO of W3 Engineers Ltd.
We are creating a refugee camp messaging application, using a mobile mesh networking technology. Refugees will be able to send direct messages to each other, and the app will provide capabilities for emergency broadcasting and critical message delivery between NGOs, aid workers, and the refugees. This app aims to help make communicating with loved ones affordable and accessible to everyone.