Yoti's new Humanitarian Tech Support Program

While it is not an open source solution, the Yoti is a relatively new player in the highly-critical digital identity field, and they have developed a set of mobile-focused tools that allow people to prove their identity in a variety of use cases. Today they announced a new program to provide technical assistance and access to the company’s products and services, for projects in the ICT4D space.

They are looking for three more humanitarian organisations (or tech-focused humanitarian startups) for the next round of this program. Projects and programs doing any or all of the following are encouraged to apply:

  • building or managing online communities where trust is a key component,
  • developing a service – or building a community – which might require (or benefit from) verified identities of its users,
  • building a humanitarian tool or service which generates, or makes use of, highly sensitive information, or
  • working on other trust, identity, digital identity or related project challenges which they may not have thought about yet.

For more information about the program and how to apply, visit Yoti’s blog post here:

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