Humanitarian Humanitarian feed

The open source community regularly steps up with solutions to help people and communities in need. Learn about some of these humanitarian projects in this section.

How open government is helping with hurricane relief

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, embracing open government principles—such as open data,...
An update on the Duke University's eNable chapter, a 3D-printed prosthetics project

Last fall, one of the co-founders of Duke University eNable published an article describing our...
Open source mapping project preserves cultural heritage

The Philippine Heritage Map is documenting the country's at-risk historical sites and structures to...
Half of the world’s languages are dying. Should we save them?

There are currently around 7,000 languages being used today , with one language dying every two...
A free, open resource to solve our third world problems

The Third World Problems project is building a community to apply open source solutions to serious...
Open source job opportunities grow at crisis groups

Learn how you can use your open source skills to make a difference in the world.
Code Alliance connects nonprofits with tech volunteers

Nonprofits benefit from expert technical development work and volunteers have a chance to leverage...
Interview with Janice Lathen, Powering Potential

Thanks to open source software, Powering Potential and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are able to...