Closing the gender digital divide

Women’s advancement is key to alleviating poverty. Digital technology can be a powerful tool to help. Yet, merely giving marginalised women around the world access to technology is not enough. Here’s why. Cost, skills, relevance, time, poverty, and safety concerns. These are the factors that are almost universally listed as contributing to the gender digital … Continued

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The data challenge: NetHope and global Covid-19 vaccine distribution

A global Covid-19 vaccination program requires two key things. It requires richer nations not to hoard vaccines for their own people at the expense of our planet’s most marginalized communities – which is currently a giant threat. And it requires accurate and detailed data. Data which is not readily available. This is where we believe … Continued

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Hurricane Iota: NetHope’s continuing response

NetHope is setting up secure networks for hurricane-affected communities and responding NGOs in Nicaragua following Hurricane Iota. With support from incredible NetHope partners The Patterson Foundation and Amazon Web Services (AWS), NetHope will support hurricane relief efforts in Nicaragua, working with local IT companies to install and maintain secure WIFI network equipment and bandwidth. Connectivity … Continued

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3 Tips for Running a Successful Virtual Workshop

By, Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies InitiativeThe world of work has changed, forever. The Covid-19 pandemic has altered our perceptions and expectations for how and where we work and, as a result, this year we can expect to see a 300% increase in remote work from pre-Covid levels. According to Forrester’s Predictions for 2021 … Continued

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NetHope in 2020: a year of collective action

By Lance Pierce, CEO, NetHopeThe year 2020 has proven what NetHope Members and partners have known for a long time. Technology is not the future of international development – it’s the now. ‘Unprecedented’ is a word that has been bandied around more than perhaps any other this year. The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has adversely affected … Continued

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