Long journeys require a courageous first step: A Dream Session with Médecins Sans Frontières

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 accelerator … Continued

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Remembering Paul Allen

By Lauren Woodman, CEO, NetHopeIt was September 2014, and NetHope had been hearing from our member NGOs working in West Africa about the desperate need for improved connectivity in the rural districts of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. The Ebola outbreak was ravaging the region, and the lack of connectivity in hard-hit areas was making … Continued

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Creating a Roadmap for Aid in a Zambian Community

HumanitarianOpenStreet Maps (HOT) is one of 17 recipients of the NetHope 2017 Device Challenge. The collective impact of these projects is making a difference in communities across the globe.Most of us take for granted that Google Maps will accurately lead us in the right direction. But in many parts of the world, difficult terrain, remote … Continued

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5 Takeaways from SBCC Summit: Ensuring Health Messages Are Heard

By Soma GhoshalAt the first International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attendees filled a standing room-only venue to listen to five panelists speak about their experiences utilizing Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for SBCC programming. The speakers highlighted the importance of choosing the right technology, understanding the life cycle of … Continued

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