NetHope empowers committed organizations to change the world through the power of technology.
 
 
August 2019


FEATURE STORY


Like expression and education, connectivity should be a basic right

The July/August issue of Geospatial World magazine features an interview with Lauren Woodman, NetHope CEO. “In the absence of proper connectivity, you cannot think about empowering or developing marginalized communities.”



 


FEATURED BLOG

"The Cisco TacOps team has deployed alongside NetHope to many crises, from natural disasters to refugee/migrant situations," says Sue-Lynn Hinson, manager of the team. This team has provided critical connectivity to NetHope members, governments, response agencies, and affected populations around the globe. Learn how Hinson, Cisco TacOps, and NetHope are training the "next generation" of emergency connectivity responders through a series of global, regional exercise.

 


FEATURED WEBINAR

NetHope has been working in Colombia with NetHope member organizations and our tech partners for the past year to address this humanitarian crisis by utilizing the power of technology. Check out the recording of this informational webinar to get an update on our collective work and learn how you can help.

UPCOMING WEBINAR
Join representatives from Norwegian Refugee Council and Microsoft for an intro to Project Sangam, an e-learning platform optimized for mobile devices in low to no connectivity parts of the world. REGISTER

Learn more and register for upcoming NetHope Solutions Center webinars.



NOTES ON DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION


4 Moments of Truth

NetHope's Center for the Digital Nonprofit continues its focus on digital transformation across the nonprofit sector. The Center's Jean-Louis Ecochard has written a five-part series detailing the journey that NGOs must take–and the challenges and opportunities they must consider–along this journey.


 


PROGRAM UPDATE: 2017 NETHOPE DEVICE CHALLENGE

Finance is undergoing a digital transformation. FINCA was one of 17 recipients of the 2017 NetHope Device Challenge which offered $5.5 million in grant funding from Google.org, the charitable arm of Google. This transformation is most palpable in emerging markets like Tanzania, where digital channels are providing many people with access to financial services for the first time.

 


THE SUMMIT AGENDA IS NOW ONLINE!

 

Take this opportunity to explore the NetHope Global Summit 2019 agenda, which is available now. Our member-led and driven Agenda Steering Committee and NetHope staff have organized a week packed with engaging sessions based on input from our members and partners.

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