Documents Empowerment Project


Date Awarded
Grant Period
01/01/16 to 12/31/16
Focus Area
Media Innovation
Knight News Challenge

Project Links

Grantee Contact

  • Chicago, IL

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Helping low-income Americans prove their eligibility for public benefit programs by scaling a benefit program document database and discovery platform.

Project Team

Rose Afriyie

Rose Afriyie’s mission at mRelief is to restore dignity and transform access to social services in America. She worked as a Marketing Associate for Google where she co-produced Oprah Winfrey’s first Google+ Hangout and President Obama’s annual State of the Union Hangout. 

Genevieve Nielsen writes code that creates web and text messaging tools to help vulnerable people access social services and empower organizations to reach those who need them most. 

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