Wiring the Global Village IT in a Developing World

by NetHope

Summary

NetHope is the only consortium providing mobile and fixed Information Technology (IT) solutions to international agencies working in a development capacity or humanitarian relief.
$235
total raised
5
donors
0
monthly donors
12
years active

Challenge

IT found in advanced countries offers breakthrough solutions in humanitarian aid and development efforts in struggling communities. When disaster strikes, communications are often inoperable. A vital requirement for a nation in crisis becomes the coordination of aid. Phase Two enables NGOs to efficiently serve communities in East, West and Southern Africa who suffer from poor nutrition, infant mortality, lack of food, water, education or healthcare, HIV/AIDS or from natural or manmade disasters

Solution

NetHope identifies field IT hardware and software requirements, supervises material deployment, trains staff, monitors and evaluates, and providing simple but long-term solutions for voice and data IT in everyday development or disaster areas.

Long-Term Impact

Leverage experience and lessons learned to enhance the IT impact of NGOs in 21 African countries. NetReliefKit provides IT for disaster situations. Software applications develop e-Learning solutions and sets standards.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.nethope.org
Save the Children Brings Internet to the World
John Chambers Discusses Social Responsibility
NetHope Press Release
Reuters Article

Organization Information

NetHope

Location: Saratoga, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.nethope.org

Funded Project!

Thanks to 5 donors like you, a total of $235 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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