Changing the world through the power of technology and collaboration.


Current Priorities

Our work continues with the Syrian Refugee Crisis, one of the largest humanitarian disasters in half a century. Caught in the midst of horrific political and racial conflict, more than 11 million people are displaced: We are actively raising support for the ICT needs of Syrian refugees along migration routes and in countries where refugees have settled. Join us in this critical effort by donating today.

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What We Do

NetHope joins the world’s largest nonprofits with technology innovators worldwide. We act as a catalyst for productive collaboration, innovation, and problem-solving to reimagine how technology can improve our world.

Why Tech Matters

Technology Drives Change

Technology Drives Change

We choose to embrace technology in every area of humanitarian and conservation work because we believe it is always useful and relevant.

Technology Levels the Playing Field

Technology Levels the Playing Field

Providing relevant technologies, coupled with affordable access, bridges the gap and empowers previously underserved communities.

Technology Fosters Economic and Social Improvement

Technology Fosters Economic and Social Improvement

When we invest in technology, we have the opportunity to magnify positive change in other areas.

Our Approach

We enable cross-sector collaboration between nonprofits and innovative companies to develop better programs, mitigate risks, and scale benefits for greater impact in the communities in which we work.


Members working in Haiti need skilled IT personnel

Tech Partners

Accenture, Microsoft and Cisco prioritize youth employability in their CSR strategy


NetHope connects the dots, develops a solution and takes action on the ground

An Idea in Action

Newly trained youth find jobs and NetHope Academy expands to 6 countries

From Our Blog

NetHope Academy launches Kenyan grad’s ICT Career

By Kristin KalningIt was May 2012 when Liz Kerosi boarded a flight from Nairobi to Garowe, Somalia. She had just finished her initial training with the NetHope Academy in her native Kenya, and had earned an internship with CARE in Somalia. She was 22 years old, alone, and a bit nervous.A driver picked her up at the … Continued

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Faces of NetHope: Isaac Kwamy

By Kristin KalningIsaac Kwamy came to NetHope at the beginning of 2016 because he wanted to use his skills in humanitarian operations to make an impact.“I wanted to play a role in the humanitarian sector to position access to information as a basic need, on par with food, water, shelter and health,” he says. “I … Continued

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Meet Our Team

Rui Lopes

Senior Director of Technology

Rui Lopes is Senior Director of Technology at HIAS, an international nonprofit that protects the most vulnerable refugees, reuniting them with their families and helping them build new lives in safety and freedom.  HIAS also advocates for the protection of refugees and assures that displaced people are treated with the dignity they deserve.  As the … Continued

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