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.

Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand

When disaster struck Nepal, open source software and open data helped save lives.
Hackathons bring open source innovation to humanitarian aid

Hackathons are becoming a powerful tool for solving the problems of aid organizations.
gold_star

Teaching students to participate in open source communities can be difficult. Teaching teachers to...

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the release of...

One of the great things about open source is its reach beyond just the software we use. Open source...

Nepal is the most recent example of a large-scale activation for Humanitarian OpenStreetMap.
Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand

A few months ago, we profiled open source projects working to make the world a better place. In...
UN flag with open source in government text

A strong society has a common ownership of its critical infrastructure. Akvo.org co-founder Thomas...