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Project Reconnect: with Chromebooks, refugees work on their plans for the future

In 2016, Google Germany and NetHope started Project Reconnect, an initiative to provide refugees access to online education and information. Today we reflect and (re)connect with some of the organizations whose initiatives were supported with Chromebooks sponsored by Google.org. Note: the German translation of this article is here. It was the Summer of 2015. Desperate … Continued

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Smart Phone, Smart Business

By Shelley Spencer, NetHope Payment Innovations Project Manager, and CEO of Strategic Impact AdvisorsWhat does it take to build an equitable and inclusive digital world? Not a new question for NetHope or its members but one that continues to be front and center as digital transformation continues to shift economic activity to digital platforms. Individuals … Continued

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New NetHope Report: Facebook Data for Good population density maps and how they are helping the nonprofit sector

Publicly available Facebook datasets are helping nonprofits plan and deliver their programs better.In recognition of World Population Day 2021, NetHope has today released a report showing how Facebook’s high-resolution population density maps (also known as the high-resolution settlement layer or HRSL) are being used by NGOs to aid programs at a local and global level. … Continued

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