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#OPENBEACON - COMMUNITY-PROVIDED WIFI NETWORK

Help to connect with the world whose who needs it the most

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What problem does the idea help to solve and how does your solution work? (2,000 characters maximum)

Everyone who been on the move knows what it feels like to be disconnected from your surrounding, unable to seek help due to language barrier or fear of being unwelcome.

Geography of focus (500 characters)

Solution can be proved useful anywhere in the world but can have biggest impact in transportation hubs, cities of any size and coastal areas.

Building Bridges: What bridge does your idea build between people on the move and neighbors towards a shared future of stability and promise? (500 characters)

#WELCOMEBEACON foster connections between people on the move and neighbors. It eases the "being in the right time and in the right place" problem and extends the reach of locals willing to help to people in need. Person in need might connect to the #WELCOMEBEACON and get first info, where to find food, water, shelter, recharge smartphone and contact people speaking their language or just willing to help.

What human need is your idea solving for? (1,000 characters)

Ease connection to welcoming locals, foster community connections and integration of people on the go to neighborhood.

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