In recent years there has been an increasing demand for organizations that allow members of the global diaspora to reconnect and give back to their respective countries of origin. Additionally, many diaspora groups are part of a burgeoning global community, and as such, require an efficient and convenient method of partnering with their home countries. […]
Despite a sluggish economy, a report issued by the World Bank finds that worldwide remittances grew in 2012, with diaspora members from developing countries sending home three times more than official development aid.
Geneive Brown Metzger writes about five different firms that leverage technology to help diaspora communities stay connected with their families back home.