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Ebola Fighters Enlist Texts in Bid to Curb Outbreak

“The system is frankly breaking,” said Lauren Woodman, chief executive officer of NetHope Inc., a nonprofit that is coordinating technology for aid groups in the region. “Our member organizations are telling us they may try and make a single phone call for hours. Text messages are being delivered two or three days later. Mobile payments for health workers are sometimes taking a week to process.”

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09/23/2014 | When Disaster Strikes, This May Be the Most Crucial Aid of All

| Changing Perceptions And Realities For NGOs in Africa

| RFP Announcement: Development of Sustainable Mobile Financial Services (MFS) Ecosystem in Indonesia

| How The Internet Of Everything Is Helping Humankind

07/02/2014 | Hundreds of Interns Made Employable

06/26/2014 | Why Tech Innovation Should Matter To NGOs

05/22/2014 | Emerging Markets Communications to Support NetHope

05/21/2014 | Hand in Hand: Indonesia’s Cooperatives & Mobile Financial Services

05/07/2014 | RFP Announcement: Visa Innovation Grants 2014 Opens

01/31/2014 | How Is Technology Driving Job Creation In Poor Countries?

01/29/2014 | The Case for Branchless Banking in Thousand Islands, Indonesia

01/21/2014 | Why We Should Turn To Technology When Disaster Strikes

01/08/2014 | NGO gets USAID, NetHope grant to evaluate mobile-banking platform

12/12/2013 | ASKI receives USAID, NetHope grant to evaluate mobile banking platform

12/16/2013 | In the Philippines, drones provide humanitarian relief

| Four Groups Receive Charitable Donations from CompTIA Vendor Advisory Council

12/12/2013 | Solicitation for Procurement of Consultancy Services for M&E and Partnerships Building

12/09/2013 | 2500+ humanitarians use ETC Wi-Fi services in Philippines

11/28/2013 | Two humanitarian hubs in two days provided with vital internet connectivity

11/20/2013 | Twitter Soliciting Donations For Typhoon Haiyan Victims On Behalf Of NetHope

11/21/2013 | Supporting NetHope in Typhoon Haiyan Response

11/18/2013 | Tech Giants Help in Wake of Typhoon Destruction in the Philippines

11/20/2013 | 6 Projects That Make Data More Accessible Win $100,000 Each From Gates

11/20/2013 | Twitter Soliciting Donations For Typhoon Haiyan Victims On Behalf Of NetHope

11/18/2013 | A case for recovery and rebuilding the Philippines

09/18/2013 | Preparing South Africa’s next generation of IT leaders: Microsoft partners with NetHope Academy

07/29/2013 | Solicitation for Procurement of Solar-Generated Electricity Equipment

05/17/2013 | Graduates celebrate information technology certificates

05/08/2013 | Kenya: Nethope Academy Helps CIOs Find ‘Raw-Talent’

04/24/2013 | An Open Invitation: NetHope and the Open Humanitarian Initiative

04/09/2013 | Why Personal Interaction Drives Innovation and Collaboration

03/04/2013 | Believing in the Answer

03/01/2013 | Notes From The Field: Typhoon Bopha

02/26/2013 | Notes From The Field: The Open Humanitarian Initiative

12/14/2012 | The Humanitarian Technologist’s Dilemma

12/10/2012 | Kenya: Techno Brain Offers IT Placement for Graduates

11/26/2012 | A Better Way to Deliver Aid

10/22/2012 | From Seattle to Senegal—Increasing the Number of Women IT Professionals

10/22/2012 | Women And STEM Careers: How Microsoft Is Building A Bridge To Future Innovation - One Girl At A Time

| NetHope Summit: Jumpstarting Next Gen Women in Technology

09/12/2012 | Pulse on Citizenship: Addressing the Changing Nonprofit IT Landscape at 2012 NetHope Summit

09/05/2012 | Trust and Technology

09/03/2012 | 82 finalists off to second round in technology ideas competition

09/03/2012 | Enablis East Africa and NetHope shortlists 82 budding techpreneurs

08/30/2012 | Why We Are A Catalyst Funder of NetHope’s Open Humanitarian Initiative

08/14/2012 | Filling Africa’s technology skills gap

| End Game: Using mobile and online games to change behavior

07/09/2012 | Gaming with a Purpose

07/03/2012 | Games for Change Help Stimulate Serious Game Development

06/25/2012 | Saving the World One Controller at a Time

06/25/2012 | Project to support young IT gurus launched

06/21/2012 | Tech to address youth unemployment

06/20/2012 | High-Speed Network Helps Residents of World’s Largest Refugee Camp

06/13/2012 | NetHope academy equips IT graduates with workplace skills

06/06/2012 | Rwanda : NetHope Academy- Rwanda’s ICT hands-on training academy

05/15/2012 | Building ICT Capacity in Haiti

05/10/2012 | Developing IT Pros of the Future in Rwanda

04/27/2012 | Global Philanthropy and its New Focus on “Collective Impact”

04/22/2012 | Humanitarian Relief: NGOs and the U.S. Government

04/10/2012 | Rwanda: New ICT Academy Targets Software Development

04/04/2012 | What tech businesses need to survive in a time of flux

03/29/2012 | Building Bridges for Student Success

03/20/2012 | NetHope Academy Africa Launches

03/09/2012 | Education pays off for investors and students

03/01/2012 | Computer Science students lead the way to redevelopment in Haiti

02/22/2012 | Now is our time, this is our place to give back: Support NetHope!

02/10/2012 | Inveneo bringing broadband to developing countries

02/06/2012 | Diversity, Innovation and Sustainability at Rio+2.0

02/01/2012 | Microsoft Celebrates 20 Years of Certification

01/30/2012 | 20 Years 20 Ways: Helping to seed the careers of young IT pros and students around the world

01/26/2012 | A Banker’s Dream

01/28/2012 | Microsoft and NetHope help aspiring IT professionals learn technology

01/21/2012 | Interview with Kelvin Cantafio, NetHope

01/19/2012 | Three Tech Trends Shaping a Bright Global Future

12/29/2011 | Tom Arnold: Sowing seeds of hope as famine fight goes global

12/01/2011 | Stop Human Sex Trafficking App Challenge

11/21/2011 | The Rise of the Connected Non-Profit

11/18/2011 | Wired in to developing needs

11/08/2011 | Technology Leaders from Leading Global NGOs Gather in Ireland for NetHope Summit

10/21/2011 | Fonkoze welcomes NetHope Academy interns

10/10/2011 | Trio Ditches Corporate America to Serve Nonprofits

10/05/2011 | Office 365: Non-Profit Moves to Cloud for Global Relief

09/22/2011 | Growing the Next Generation of Technology and IT Leaders in the Developing World

09/22/2011 | Accenture Awards NetHope US$1.4 Million to Expand IT Training Academy

09/19/2011 | Concern to bring global tech summit to Ireland

08/29/2011 | ‘NetHope’ bridges technology gap during disasters

08/02/2011 | IAEM Announces Winners of 2011 Global Awards Competition

08/10/2011 | Influential international charity CIO to speak at Charity IT Conference 2011

08/19/2011 | Collaborate or wither

08/08/2011 | Letting Go: Leveraging Office365 towards a Serverless NGO

07/14/2011 | NetHope Sees Mutual Value Add in Disaster Relief Partnerships

04/15/2011 | Rethinking Fundraising for Today’s ‘New Philanthropy’

04/07/2011 | Haitian university emerges from the rubble – deconstructed, reconstructed

03/29/2011 | Growing Hope for a Better Haiti

03/25/2011 | Microsoft employees, nonprofits team up on Japan laptop project

03/18/2011 | Communication Is the Lifeblood of Rescue Operations in Japan

03/14/2011 | Japan Earthquake: Tech Volunteers, Companies Rally Response

02/16/2011 | The Promise of Mobile Technology

01/25/2011 | NetHope Addresses the Shared Norms for a New Reality

01/26/2011 | Cyber security global threat


press releases

Record Number of Sponsors Sign Up To Participate in NetHope’s Member Global Summit

  Top technology partners join the NetHope Member Global Summit’s Solution Showcase to demonstrate the latest technology to world’s leading NGOs  Washington, D.C., October 21, 2014 – The 2014 NetHope Member Global Summit brings together representatives from NetHope’s 41 leading international member NGOs, technology partners, and supporters. This year’s event takes place in Silicon Valley at Cisco System’s headquarters in San Jose California. “The NetHope Member...

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10/16/2014 | Infographic: Building Resilience for Disaster Reduction

09/22/2014 | NetHope Academy Completes 2011 CGI Initiative with over 1000 Youth Earning Full-Time IT Jobs

09/10/2014 | NetHope Receives Gift from The Patterson Foundation to Support Ebola Response Effort

08/05/2014 | Disaster Relief Summit to Address the World’s Increasing Need of More Efficient Disaster Response

07/10/2014 | Partnership Helps Match IT Professionals with Development Sector Jobs

06/10/2014 | NetHope Announces Toolkit to Guide Organizations on the Journey from Cash to e-Payments

05/30/2014 | New Leadership Appointed to NetHope Board

05/13/2014 | e-MITRA Signs MoU with Indosat

02/20/2014 | e-MITRA Announces Joey Mendoza as New COP

01/09/2014 | NetHope Names Lauren Woodman as New CEO

12/03/2013 | USAID & NetHope Announce 3 Grants for Electronic and Mobile Payment Implementation and Evaluation

11/20/2013 | Islamic Relief Worldwide and Women for Women International Join NetHope

11/20/2013 | NetHope Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Work in Global Development

11/05/2013 | NetHope Smartphone App Project Launched at “Stop Trafficking! Together We Can Do More!” Conference

09/27/2013 | NetHope Global Member Summit Illustrates Strong Public Private Partnerships

09/17/2013 | NetHope Expands VSAT Certification Program to West Africa

08/16/2013 | Frank Schott Appointed to NetHope Interim President/Executive Director Role

07/17/2013 | Visa and NetHope Announce Five Grants Supporting Innovations in Health, Farming & Emergency Relief

07/16/2013 | NetHope Joins National Information Sharing Consortium, Enhances Emergency Response Collaboration

06/24/2013 | New Grants Inspire Transition From Cash To E-Payments

05/19/2013 | USAID Sponsored Market Research Finds Cocoa Farmers Will Use Mobile Money

01/11/2013 | Direct Relief Joins NetHope as its 38th Member

11/26/2012 | Visa and NetHope Partner to Help Modernize Delivery of Humanitarian Aid

10/04/2012 | NetHope’s Women’s TechConnect Jumpstarts Next Generation of Women in Tech in the Developing World

09/21/2012 | First NetHope Academy Class Graduates in Kenya

06/14/2012 | NetHope Launches Technology Internship Program in Kenya

05/07/2012 | NetHope, Inveneo, Cisco Connect Dadaab Agencies With High-Speed Network For Collaboration

05/01/2012 | Jill Stasz Harris joins NetHope as First Managing Director, Administration

10/14/2011 | Conservation International Joins NetHope

06/23/2011 | Grameen Foundation Joins Growing NetHope Team as the 33rd Member Organization

06/17/2011 | Advanced Practical VSAT Training Launched in Nairobi

06/15/2011 | NetHope, USAID and DNA Foundation Launch Mobile Trafficking App Contest in Russia and the Region

05/11/2011 | NetHope Welcomes Compassion International as its 32nd Member

03/18/2011 | NetHope Academy’s Inaugural Class Graduates in Haiti

03/18/2011 | NetHope Academy’s Inaugural Class Graduates in Haiti

11/19/2010 | Microsoft Alumni Foundation announces 2010 Integral Fellows Award Winners

11/18/2010 | Microsoft Alumni Foundation announces 2010 Integral Fellows Award Winners

11/17/2010 | NetHope and ADP Receive Grant to Launch the Weather Information For All (WIFA) Initiative

11/16/2010 | NetHope and ADP Receive Grant to Launch the Weather Information For All (WIFA) Initiative

11/11/2010 | Esri Supports NetHope’s Mission to Serve Humanitarian Organizations

11/09/2010 | Esri Supports NetHope’s Mission to Serve Humanitarian Organizations

11/04/2010 | Extending the Reach of Innovation

11/03/2010 | NetHope Secures Technology and Innovation Grant from The Rockefeller Foundation

10/30/2010 | Voilá Foundation Funds Haitian IT Students for NetHope Academy    

10/29/2010 | Thinking Big: Technology Solutions for Social Impact Conference at Santa Clara University

10/04/2010 | NetHope Welcomes AED as the Newest Member of their Information Technology Collaboration

09/13/2010 | NetHope Launches Internship Program in Port-au-Prince for Haitian IT Students

07/17/2010 | The Corporate Response to Haiti

06/21/2010 | NetHope Welcomes Pact as its 31st Member

06/02/2010 | Habitat for Humanity Inaugurated as 30th Member of NetHope NGO Community

05/25/2010 | ChildFund International and NetHope Bring Technology Solutions to Youth in Brazil

05/13/2010 | NetHope Welcomes SOS Children’s Villages International as their Newest Member

04/30/2010 | Fourth Advanced Practical VSAT Training Launched in Nairobi

04/16/2010 | Ed Granger-Happ Honored with NTEN Lifetime Achievement Award

03/17/2010 | NetHope Receives Productivity Software Donation from Adobe

03/15/2010 | NGOs and Others to Discuss Kenya as an Emerging Outsourcing Destination This Week

03/15/2010 | Leading International NGOs Gather to Discuss Digital Inclusion in Kenya

01/15/2010 | SPECIAL APPEAL: Please Help NetHope Deliver Connectivity to Relief Agencies in Haiti

12/02/2009 | Global VSAT Forum sponsored NetHope Advanced VSAT Training in Nairobi

11/02/2009 | NetHope’s Impact Goes Farther with the Addition of ACCION

08/05/2009 | NetHope Welcomes FINCA International as the Newest Member of their Information Technology Collaborat

04/17/2009 | NetHope Increases its Impact by Welcoming the Canadian Red Cross as its Newest Member

01/23/2009 | CHF International Joins NetHope Information Technology Collaboration

12/22/2008 | NetHope Receives Grant from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

11/13/2008 | Picnik Donates Picnik Premium Memberships to 25 International Conservation and Humanitarian Organiza

10/24/2008 | NetHope Expands Membership, Attracts New Foundation & Continued Private Sector Support

07/30/2008 | PATH joins NetHope information technology consortium

07/23/2008 | Christian Aid joins NetHope

05/07/2008 | NetHope Summit Brings Together IT Leaders from 22 International NGOs

03/17/2008 | VSO Joins NetHope

02/18/2008 | WaterAid Joins NetHope

02/15/2008 | Save the Children CIO in residence at Tuck

10/23/2007 | NetHope Welcomes New Members at Dell-Sponsored Summit in the City of Knowledge and Reinforces Panama

07/06/2007 | Global Information Technology Alliance to enhance humanitarian operations in East Africa

07/06/2007 | Microsoft, NetHope Kick Off Pilot Program in Nairobi for IT Skills Training (Microsoft PressPass)

10/30/2006 | Nethope Selected as Grand Prize Winner of Cisco’s Growing with Technology Awards 2006

06/11/2006 | NetHope Appoints First Chief Executive Officer

02/22/2006 | Microsoft Earmarks $41 Million in Software, Cash for Disaster Relief

11/16/2004 | NetHope Honored as a 2004 Tech Museum Awards Laureate

| NetHope Welcomes International Medical Corps As Its 39th Member Organization

| AmeriCares and Trócaire join NetHope

| First NetHope Academy Class Graduates in Rwanda

| Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 2012 Integral Fellows Award Nominees

| NetHope Welcomes WWF International as its 35th Member


case studies & whitepapers


blog entries

Haiti NetHope Academy Program – 4 Years Later

Haiti NetHope Academy Program – 4 Years Later

All eyes were on Haiti after a massive earthquake rattled Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010. The already poor infrastructure crumbled, leaving the people of Haiti reeling with severe physical and emotional loss. Meeting basic needs and finding meaningful work soon became even more challenging to a populace where more than two thirds of the workforce does not have a formal job. An influx of NGOs and humanitarian workers flooded Haiti in the wake of the disaster to...

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Coordinating Data Share For Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

VOTE NOW to get NetHope’s CEO Booked as a SXSW Speaker

White House Event Kicks Off New Alliance to Close Kenya and Nigeria’s Internet Gender Gap

NetHope Partner BT Recognized for Typhoon Haiyan Response

Member Spotlight: Samaritan’s Purse

Member Spotlight: Ipas

Helping Albanians Report Trafficking and Save Lives

ICT Reshaping Development Landscape with Emphasis on Innovation and Collaboration

Repositioning ICT4D as a Front Office Solution

ICT Solutions Transforming Global Development

Reflections on My First 30 Days

Partnership with British Telecom off to a strong start

Crucial Equipment Provided to NGOs in the Philippines

Trust and Technology for Collaborative Partnership Success

Civil drone helps NetHope Haiyan relief efforts in the Philippines

The “How” and “Who” of Emerging Market Tech Uptake

The Importance of Getting Feedback

An Open Letter to NetHope Supporters

Leveraging the Power of Collective Civil Society Organization Action to Move From Cash to Digital

URGENT FUNDING APPEAL: Philippines – Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

Technology for Change: A Collaborative Effort

Cisco Systems Awarded 2013 NetHope Global Citizenship Award

Microsoft Corporation Awarded 2013 NetHope Global Citizenship Award

Careers in IT: The importance of being a life-long learner

The One-Touch Tool For Emergency Communication

A Case for the Cloud in the Developing World

3 Ways To Prepare Your Family For Emergencies

DadaabNet: Delivering Sustainable Internet to the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

13 Tips for Career Success

Extending Internet to Rural Areas via Google X’s Project Loon

Cashing In on Mobile Money: the Cocoa Farmer Supply Chain in Indonesia

Coming Together For CSR at Business4Better Conference in Anaheim, Calif. Tomorrow

GSMA mWomen Innovation Fund Launches Round Of NGO Grants

Announcing an alliance to promote open humanitarian data

We Invite You To A Webinar On: e-Payments and Mobile Money Webinar (Q&A session)

Empowered to make healthy choices

GSMA launches next round of mWomen Innovation Fund operator grants

In Emergencies, Locate Your Family And Help Others With Microsoft’s HelpBridge App

The Global Movement of Electronic Payments

Frame Our Future: Three Trends to Shape Nonprofits of 2043

NetHope and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Join Together for New Health Project

The Humanitarian Technologist’s Dilemma

Resilient Dynamism - World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2013

We couldn’t have done it without YOU!

Celebrate Human Rights Day 2012

NetHope Monitoring Typhoon Bopha - Philippines

Help fund the NetHope Academy in Haiti

What One Woman Can Do

The Sandy Legacy

Tech’s Shifting Role in Conservation, Aid and Development: A Summit Reflection

NetHope Academy Celebrates New Internship Programs in Africa

Day 3: Breakouts & Two New Members

Day 2: Site visit & Special Summit Dinner

Day 1: The Start of the 2012 NetHope Global Member Summit

Pre-Summit Monday: Working Groups, Solutions and Receptions

Gearing up for this year’s NetHope Global Member Summit

Propelling the Next Generation of Female Technology Leaders

The Need for Increased Collaboration

Connecting Grassroots to Government through Open Innovation webinar

NetHope’s Gisli Olafsson Honored by Microsoft Alumni Foundation

NetHope Disaster Alert: Monitoring Philippines

Talk to a Serious Games Developer webinar

Try NVivo 10 for Free!

Meet NetHope Academy Interns: Rwanda 2012

Thomas Rubatscher, of SOS Children’s Villages and the NetHope Board, Carries the Olympic Torch

Meet NetHope Academy Interns: Kenya 2012

A Technical Approach to Storytelling

Qualitative analysis tool NVivo demo webinar

Pedagogy, Content and Technology: the IFRC case webinar

Tea and Tech at the Embassy of Afghanistan with Minister Sangin

New Technologies in Cash Transfer Programming and Humanitarian Assistance Webinar

The Next Leapfrog for Development: Leveraging Cloud Computing

NetHope Academy Haiti Graduates 29 Talented IT Professionals

NetHope Mother’s Day Gift Guide

New High-Speed Network Connects Dadaab Aid Agencies For Collaboration

‘Our City’ game teaches Jordanian youth civic skills

The Evolution of Remittances

Open Humanitarian Initiative: Improving Disaster Response

Collaborative Impact for New Philanthropy’s Demands

NetHope Monitoring Indonesia Earthquake

The Social Life of NetHope

Sense and Sensibility: Technical Solutions and Humanitarian Practitioners

Where Are They now?: Gael A. Chrispin Beauboeuf, from Haiti class Spring 2012

Where Are They Now?: Emmanuella Stimphat

Where Are They Now?: Paul Junior Jean-Marie

ICT4D and Sustainability

Improvements & Input from NetHope Academy Haiti 2.0

Born to Learn: 20Years/20Ways Reaches Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America

Tech for a Brighter Future: The Humanitarian Cloud

Tech for a Brighter Future: Youth with ICT Skills

Tech for a Brighter Future: Mobile Money

3 Tech Trends That Will Help Shape A Bright Global Future

NetHope Academy’s Intern Program Expanding to Kenya

Top Six NetHope Moments of 2011

Connecting the Most Marginalized and Those That Support Them

Video: Tom Arnold, CEO of Concern Worldwide

How the Mobile Health Platform gives hope to HIV-positive babies for a normal life

Reflecting on the NetHope Global Summit

Our Chairman’s Tale of Two Dreams

Post-Summit Friday: Working Groups & Farewell


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DadaabNet: Improving Connectivity in World’s Largest Refugee Camp

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