• September 5, 2017

Microsoft EU Policy Blog: Building Blocks for More Transparent Aid Delivery

Microsoft EU Policy Blog: Building Blocks for More Transparent Aid Delivery

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5 September 2017 | Author: Niall Dennehy

How AID:Tech uses Digital Identity based on Blockchain technology to ensure transparency and efficiency when delivering digital entitlements.

Ultimately, our technology aims to put individuals back in the driving seat, giving them agency over their own lives – whether that’s over their grocery choices or their socioeconomic opportunities. When we ran our pilot project in Lebanon, the feedback was that having a tangible card uniquely associated to each individual was incredibly empowering. The participants told us they felt included in a financial system; that they had been given back some level of control.

Niall Dennehy, COO & Co-founder of AID:Tech writing for Microsoft’s EU Policy Blog

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