Tackling humanitarian challenges by connecting nonprofits, tech companies, and funders.
Wi-Fi sites set up for refugees in the past five years
Disaster deployments to date
NGO member organizations, representing over 63% of the humanitarian sector
NetHope unites over 60 leading global nonprofits with technology and funding partners to design, fund, implement, adapt, and scale innovative approaches to solve humanitarian, conservation, and development challenges.
“We need a whole-of-society and people-centered approach to end the digital divide by 2030. We support the international community in working together to make meaningful connectivity a reality for everyone.”Lance Pierce, NetHope CEO
Cisco helped establish NetHope in 2001 in collaboration with Save the Children–and has supported the organization with equipment, employee time, and expertise ever since. Here's how:
NetHope current supports 8725+ unique network users worldwide, and has handed over 86 networks to local partners to ensure sustainable, localized support (running total as of December 2022).
Your support helps to bring the lifeline of connectivity and communication to millions of people in crisis worldwide.
Cisco and the Cisco Foundation partner with innovative nonprofits to deliver transformative, tech-driven solutions for education, economic empowerment, crisis response, and climate impact.