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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:


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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Paul Allen Commit to Enhancing Communication Capabilties in West Africa To Help Fight Ebola | November 18, 2014 Philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced today that he and the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation will ship more than 10,000 specially programmed smartphones to West Africa to enhance data collection and identify aid needs. Additionally, Mr. Allen is providing a grant to NetHope to further connectivity throughout Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Full story »

High-Tech Effort Calls up Smartphones for Ebola Battle | November 18, 2014 The phones will allow relief workers to collect data in the field and transmit it back to the United Nations so that aid can be sent where it is needed most. Full story »

Doubling Down on Ebola Donations | November 10, 2014 Today, Google is launching a public giving campaign to fight Ebola. For every dollar you give, Google will donate two dollars. In addition, we’re donating $10 million right away to support nonprofits such as InSTEDD, International Rescue Committee, Medecins Sans Frontieres, NetHope, Partners in Health, Save the Children and Full story »

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