Changing the world through the power of technology and collaboration.


Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian Refugee Crisis is one of the largest humanitarian disasters in half a century. Caught in the midst of horrific political and racial conflict, more than 11 million people are displaced: We are actively raising support for the ICT needs of Syrian refugees along migration routes and in countries where refugees have settled. Join us in this critical effort by donating today.

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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

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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Video: Wi-Fi aids Hellenic Red Cross at Diavata camp

Wi-Fi helps refugees get connected to loved ones and vital information, but it also helps nonprofit organizations and NGOs working to help refugees, too. Here, Fotis Gkouzkouris, from the Greek Ministry of the Interior and Konstantina Gouti, of the Hellenic Red Cross, discuss how internet access is used to maintain patient records and communicate with services … Continued

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Empowering women with Digital Financial Services

Sophie Romana (left) and Shelley Spencer (right) report back from the June 8 high level roundtable organized by NetHope and USAID, which brought together mobile banking and gender champions to reflect on how Digital Financial Services (“DFS”) can galvanize women’s empowerment.Women’s empowerment is often measured by their access to resources and ability to make decisions over how … Continued

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Meet Our Team


Frank Schott

Managing Director, Global Programs

Since 2005, Frank Schott has served as NetHope’s Managing Director, Global Programs where he is in charge of the Field Capacity Building and Emergency Response initiatives. During his time with NetHope, Frank has worked closely with member agencies, corporate partners and NetHope staff to design, develop and deliver ICT related programs which are shared by … Continued

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