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World Refugee Day

On June 20, we marked World Refugee Day. Through our work with refugees over the past year, we met many displaced people, and heard their stories. We share these stories, and we stand in support of the women, children and men forced to flee their homes.

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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

Members working in Haiti need skilled IT personnel

Tech Partners

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

NetHope

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

World Refugee Day: The stories behind the statistics

By Kristin KalningOn June 20, we’ll mark World Refugee Day. It’s a day to acknowledge the millions of people who have been forced to flee their homes because of war, persecution and natural disasters. They are ordinary people: farmers and business owners and primary school children, robbed of their ordinary lives. Now they live in … Continued

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World Refugee Day, in review

On June 20, we marked World Refugee Day with a selection of content from our partners, volunteers and staffers. In each blog post, article and video, you’ll find a common theme: Connectivity is critical for refugees displaced from their homes. And, to establish Wi-Fi and charging stations in the places where refugees live, NetHope depends on the … Continued

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Video: NetHope from Greece, on World Refugee Day

NetHope staff, volunteers and partners have been working in Greece for months to establish Wi-Fi connectivity for refugees and the humanitarian organizations that help them. From Diavata camp in northern Greece, NetHope’s Kevin MacRitchie and Isaac Kwamy explain how Wi-Fi is used in the camps, and the partnerships that make it possible. 

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Meet Our Team

Billy Blake - Global Communities

Billy Blake

CIO
Global Communities

Billy Blake is CIO at NetHope member Global Communities. Billy champions the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) as a strategic enabler for Global Communities operations world-wide, leading efforts to make use of technology in new and innovative ways that enhance the organization’s ability to carry out its mission. He provides strategic leadership to align … Continued

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