How a small charity used forms and data to help 10,000 refugee claimants

Welcome Collective / Collectif Bienvenue’s director of development and impact, Rani Cruz, has built a data flow that captures the needs of newcomers and eases the workload for social workers.

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Collecting and integrating data from various sources into a CRM system can help an organization measure real-time community impact.

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