Airbnb promises to provide free housing for 20,000 Afghan refugees

Airbnb promises to provide free housing for 20,000 Afghan refugees


Short-term accommodation company, Airbnb has promised to give some 20,000 refugees from Afghanistan somewhere to live.



The executives of the company said the project will start today, August 24 and the firm will cover the costs of their stays.


Co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, Brian Chesky, wrote in a Twitter thread on Tuesday: ‘Starting today, Airbnb will begin housing 20,000 Afghan refugees globally for free.


‘While we will be paying for these stays, we could not do this without the generosity of our hosts.


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