Stripe waives fees for platform linking Ukrainian refugees with host families

More than 800 hosts have provided accommodation through the platform

UkraineTakeShelter was established to connect refugees with people who could offer them temporary shelter

Stripe has waived fees for an online platform that is linking Ukrainian refugees to host families across Europe after the website ran up a big bill using the payments company’s identification tool to verify people.

In addition, Daniel Conlon, an Irish software engineer who has previously worked with the United Nation’s emergency response team, has helped rebuild the website to make it more stable and safer for those using it.

UkraineTakeShelter was established at the ...