Changing the world through the power of technology and collaboration.


Syria Refugee Crisis

Caught in the midst of five years of horrific conflict, more than 11 million people are displaced. NetHope and its partners are providing critical connectivity along the migration routes and in camps to connect refugees to humanitarian services, find safe passage, and reach family and loved ones. We invite you to explore stories from our recent work in Greece.

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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

Connecting Syrian Refugees

By Frank Schott, NetHope Managing Director of Global ProgramsImagine fleeing your home. Your country. Your life.Now, imagine not being able to let your friends and family know that you’re safe. Imagine not being able to check the news, find local resources for food, education, health services and more. This is the reality for so many Syrian … Continued

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Communication Is Aid: Refugees Need Wi-Fi

By Lauren Woodman, CEO, NetHopeOn opening day at the Lagadikia refugee camp in northern Greece, the first Syrian families arrived tired and scared. Like millions of other refugees, they still faced uncertain futures. Wearing the weary expressions of people who have endured incredible hardship, the first question they asked the United Nations staff might seem … Continued

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Reflecting on this year’s ICT4D conference

By Lauren WoodmanHaving just wrapped up a week in Nairobi with the ICT4D Conference, my head is spinning in the very best of ways. After four days of plenaries, breakouts and great networking, I am sure many of us are still sorting through the great ideas and replicable projects that we saw in Nairobi.All of … Continued

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Meet Our Team


David Goodman


David Goodman is NetHope’s CIO-In Residence. David focuses on bringing both technical and thought leadership to bear on the implementation of NetHope’s strategic plan. Toward that end, he works on developing strategies to bolster NetHope’s relationship with the technology sector and works with the NetHope leadership team to ensure NetHope activities are properly orientated towards … Continued

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