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NetHope enables humanitarian organizations to better serve the developing world through smarter use of technology. We help our member organizations collaborate, innovate, and leverage the full potential of information and communications technology to support their causes. We focus on five key areas:


We improve communications between organizations and field offices in remote parts of the world, where infrastructure is limited. Learn more »

Field Capacity Building

We implement tested technology solutions and conduct skills training that increases productivity in the field. Learn more »

Emergency Response

We enable faster, better coordinated response to man-made and natural disasters by our member agencies. Learn more »

Shared Services

We provide leverage and economies of scale by sharing the best solutions and services among our membership. Learn more »

Innovation for Development

We create technology solutions for pressing problems in healthcare, education, agriculture, conservation, and financial programs. Learn more »

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Ebola Lessons Learned: Context, Coordination Are Key to Addressing Crises | February 20, 2015 In January, a 10-year old boy was severely ill in an Ebola Treatment Unit in the Kambia District of Sierra Leone. The Ebola outbreak had already taken the lives of both of his parents. Miles away a three-year old girl, showing no symptoms of the virus, was being housed and Full story »

NetHope Official: Satellite Response to Ebola is on ‘a Scale Never Seen Before’ | January 26, 2015 [Via Satellite 01-26-2015] Gisli Olafsson, emergency response director at NetHope, a consortium of 42 top global humanitarian organizations, has been in West Africa as part of the international response to the Ebola outbreak since October 2014. He has traveled between Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia, spurring on the use Full story »

Why High-speed Internet is a Weapon Against Ebola | January 23, 2015 Imagine needing an hour to send a single email. Imagine having to drive for miles just to give a status update to your colleagues. Imagine a one-minute phone call that costs twice as much as the average daily income where you live. Full story »

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