NetHope brings critical connectivity to disaster response in the Bahamas

NetHope member the International Medical Corps’ effort helping the survivors of Hurricane Dorian were aided by connectivity assistance provided through NetHope and the government of Luxembourg. Photo courtesy IMC. By Susan Mangicaro, Emergency Response Team Lead, International Medical Corps Hurricane Dorian, which ravaged the Bahamas in September 2019, was the worst storm to hit the … Continued

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COVID-19 funding: Much has been done—let’s keep the momentum

COVID-19 has had, and continues to produce, profound impacts and forecasts on how nonprofits operate. While Europe and North America have been the epicenters of the pandemic, it is shifting to less wealthy areas of the world. People who have little will potentially suffer devastating losses of life and financial tailspins that will set them … Continued

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World Refugee Day: 19 years of using tech to help refugees and displaced people around the planet

In 2000, the UN General Assembly officially adopted June 20 as World Refugee Day (WRD) with its official public launch held the following June 2001. The day has never been more relevant with, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), an estimated 70.8 million people displaced around the world from conflict, natural disasters, … Continued

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Welcome to #GivingTuesdayNOW!

#GivingTuesday is a global event to help raise funding for nonprofits and their response needs in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic—and beyond. We ask that you join us to fund the vital element of technology nonprofits require to help them continue to serve the most vulnerable.A recent briefing, released by NetHope, NTEN, and the … Continued

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COVID-19: Helping NetHope today sets the framework for the future

Everyone recognizes the huge challenges of delivering aid to vulnerable populations. Whether it’s for hurricane survivors in the Bahamas, displaced Venezuelans migrating in Latin America, or those displaced by war or famine and seeking a new life outside their homeland, NetHope’s 57 nonprofit members are helping people around the world daily cope with challenges, from … Continued

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Gift to NetHope aimed at catalyzing funding for humanitarian nonprofits amid COVID-19 crisis

NetHope announces a $100,000 gift by The Patterson Foundation, boosting NetHope’s work to provide vital support and services to its 57 global nonprofit members helping the world’s most vulnerable. This gift is particularly important as humanitarian nonprofits contend with keeping staff and beneficiaries safe and healthy while still delivering essential services during the COVID-19 crisis. … Continued

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NetHope aids its 57 global nonprofit members in battle against COVID-19

By Brent Carbno, Managing Director of Global Programs, NetHopeThe international humanitarian system is facing its largest global challenge since WWII. COVID-19, the disease caused by a coronavirus, is spreading throughout every country in the world, universally disrupting our everyday lives personally and professionally. Physical separation limits the spread of the virus and is requiring millions … Continued

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Helping our members respond to COVID-19

Times of crisis require intelligence, strength, agility, and decisive, collective action. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, NetHope is focused on how we can help our 57 members respond during this rapidly changing event. In addition to monitoring its effects and the impact on the work of our members, we are taking several … Continued

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First do no harm–including data harm

This post is one in a series focusing on the second networking group of NetHope members participating in IDEA (Imagine, Design, Execute, Assess), a broad umbrella for digital transformation processes offered to NetHope members through The Center for the Digital Nonprofit. The first IDEA implementation pilot was based on Dream, Design, Deliver, a social impact … Continued

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