Why We Build: Facebook's Connectivity Crisis Response Program
"Facebook has partnered with NetHope and a number of international NGOs (including Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Save the Children, and The NRC) to install free wireless networks in Colombia, providing connectivity to camps, reception areas, and aid centers where Venezuelan populations are most in need of help."
(June 2019; total time: 5 minutes 48 seconds)
NetHope: Creating Hope Through Connectivity
Since the end of 2018, NetHope and its network of global nonprofit members and tech partners have been deployed in Colombia, working to alleviate the huge crisis of people fleeing the increasing unrest in Venezuela.
(April 2019; total time: 5 minutes 47 seconds)
Disaster Preparedness Simulation in support of Caribbean Hurricanes
In July 2018, NetHope gathered more than 60 participants from its nonprofit and tech partners to participate in a challenging simulation exercise to prepare for future hurricane seasons in the Caribbean. This simulation walked connectivity responders through a typical deployment after a hurricane hits a small island.
(September 2018; total time: 6 minutes 37 seconds)
Syrian Refugee Crisis: Installing Wi-Fi on Leros
NetHope volunteer David Tagliani describes setting up Wi-Fi for two refugee camps in Leros, Greece.
(January 2017; total time: 2 minutes 8 seconds)