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NetHope enables humanitarian organizations to better serve the developing world through smarter use of technology. We help our member organizations collaborate, innovate, and leverage the full potential of information and communications technology to support their causes. We focus on five key areas:

Connectivity

We improve communications between organizations and field offices in remote parts of the world, where infrastructure is limited. Learn more »

Field Capacity Building

We implement tested technology solutions and conduct skills training that increases productivity in the field. Learn more »

Emergency Response

We enable faster, better coordinated response to man-made and natural disasters by our member agencies. Learn more »

Shared Services

We provide leverage and economies of scale by sharing the best solutions and services among our membership. Learn more »

Innovation for Development

We create technology solutions for pressing problems in healthcare, education, agriculture, conservation, and financial programs. Learn more »

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News and Announcements

Social Media Gives Early Insight into Cyclone Impacts | March 23, 2015 In a response coordinated online through the use of digital tools and teams, volunteers are monitoring social media. Information is being aggregated and reported to those who can provide aid, it’s giving them early insight into the cyclone impacts A team of digital humanitarians is listening to social Full story »


Microsoft, Botswana partner on TV white spaces | March 12, 2015 Microsoft through the 4Afrika initiative in collaboration with with the Botswana Innovation Hub, the Botswana-UPenn Partnership (BUP), Global Broadband Solutions, Vista Life Sciences, BoFiNet, Adaptrum and USAID-NetHope, has launched a new TV white spaces (TVWS) pilot project. The project, known as Project Kgolagano, will provide internet connectivity and telemedicine services Full story »


Ebola Lessons Learned: Context, Coordination Are Key to Addressing Crises | February 20, 2015 In January, a 10-year old boy was severely ill in an Ebola Treatment Unit in the Kambia District of Sierra Leone. The Ebola outbreak had already taken the lives of both of his parents. Miles away a three-year old girl, showing no symptoms of the virus, was being housed and Full story »


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