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Sponsors for the 2020 NetHope Virtual Global Summit announced

PRESS RELEASESeptember 29, 2020 NetHope Communications TeamCommunications@NetHope.orgOctober 1 2020 – Platinum sponsorships for this year’s NetHope Global Summit have sold out as final preparations are made for the organization’s first-ever fully virtual Summit.As Covid-19 increases the challenges faced by the world’s most fragile communities, collaboration and collective action within the nonprofit sector is more important … Continued

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Crossing the finish line to digital financial inclusion

By Shelley Spencer, CEO of Strategic Impact Advisors. Hear Shelley at this year’s NetHope Virtual Global Summit.Digital technology has changed the path to the global goal of universal financial inclusion. Mobile phones are now mobile wallets used to store funds, pay school fees, access financing to buy a solar system and receive payments. Small shops … Continued

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Partner collaboration as an enabler for aid during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond

When Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, many organizations quickly became more reliant on connectivity to carry out program activities. The public health strategy of “flattening the curve” to prevent the spread of the virus, added an extra layer of social protection measures to consider and implement. The imposed lockdown hampered the timely delivery of aid … Continued

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The NetHope Global Summit is going virtual!

EVERYTHING YOU LOVE ABOUT THE NETHOPE GLOBAL SUMMIT IN A WHOLE NEW FORMAT Imagine a forum for NetHope members and partners to connect, collaborate, and learn— conveniently available to you wherever you are. Imagine an engaging agenda of informative breakout meetings and inspiring keynotes, never before seen on a NetHope stage. Imagine customized programming, community and … Continued

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PATH Living Labs IDEA session

More and more donors are recognizing the power of Human Centered Design (HCD) in developing and scaling community-based solutions, leveraging methodologies to ensure end users are at the center of program and product design, and sharing insights with key decision makers to inform policy and program decisions. PATH, a leading global health nonprofit established more … Continued

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Digital Infrastructure Guide launched with TAG, NTEN, and TechSoup

Grantmakers are increasingly recognizing that social change requires an investment in technology. Yet, as the pandemic has taught us, it will take more than tools alone – the collective strength of civil society depends on building the digital capacity of both funders and their nonprofit partners. Launched on August 12, 2020, the Roadmap for Funders: Investing … Continued

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NetHope welcomes three new members

NetHope, a global consortium of nearly 60 of the world’s leading nonprofits, is proud to announce the election of three new nonprofit member organizations during our July 8 member meeting. The three new members represent humanitarian organizations with global reach. They share NetHope’s mission to incorporate digital transformation on a deeper level in their programs … Continued

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AI ethics: 5 considerations for nonprofits

By Leila Toplic, NetHope Emerging Technologies LeadIn order to create AI solutions that are ethical, sustainable, and beneficial for all, we need nonprofit organizations to get involved in their design and implementation. NGOs, such as the 59 global NGOs that are NetHope members, have so much to contribute including a deep knowledge of the problems … Continued

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Une victoire pour l'Afrique - A win for Africa: NetHope launches first virtual Africa Chapter meeting

(English version follows at bottom) Par Elizabeth Njoroge, responsable des opérations TIC internationales pour Christian Aid et responsable de la section Afrique de NetHope La livraison de la 4e conférence virtuelle annuelle de NetHope Africa s'est déroulée sans accroc et a été une célébration pour l'Afrique. Le thème de la conférence, "Technologie pour la résilience/Nouveau … Continued

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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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