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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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How Is Technology Driving Job Creation In Poor Countries? | January 31, 2014 Read the post on the Huffington Post here. As the old wisdom goes, if you lost your job you could blame two suspects: cheap labor in the developing world or computers. Of course, it is a truism that technological change causes disruption in economies, but it's a much greater Full story »

The Case for Branchless Banking in Thousand Islands, Indonesia | January 29, 2014 Originally posted to CGAP blog; read there now. North of Jakarta’s coast lies the Thousand Islands, Kepulauan Seribu, a strip of over 500 Indonesian islands stretching far into the Java Sea. The only way to reach Kepulauan Seribu is by boat, leaving many of the 25,000+ residents relatively disconnected from Full story »

Why We Should Turn To Technology When Disaster Strikes | January 21, 2014 Originally posted to The Huffington Post; read there now. It's no secret that technology is constantly changing how we live our everyday lives. From how we shop, manage our finances and stay connected to friends and family, it plays a vital role. So it's no surprise that technology Full story »

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