Changing the world through the power of technology and collaboration.

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

What nonprofits must learn from Amazon, Uber, and Tesla

By Lauren Woodman, CEOThis is the first in a series of blog posts that will explore the factors that drive digital technology and how NetHope will lead and support it.  When Amazon announced recently that it was buying Whole Foods, many marveled at how a company that started as an online book seller had become … Continued

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Poignant Google video highlights essential team member

“I never forget that I could have been in their position.” –  Ilias Papdopoulos, NetHope Refugee Connectivity CoordinatorBy Lauren WoodmanGoogle has been an important partner to NetHope for several years, and I can’t think of a better way to punctuate our World Refugee Day coverage than to thank Google for their recent blog post, and … Continued

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Meet Our Team

Mike Cookson

Senior Infrastructure Manager
Compassion International

Mike Cookson is the Senior Manager of Compassion International’s infrastructure. Mike’s team is responsible for the underlying technology at Compassion International, as well as supporting staff at its U.S. headquarters, at field offices and with 8000 church partners in 26 countries around the globe. Mike helps champion strategic relationships with key partners such as NetHope to continually improve services to … Continued

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