HUMANITARIAN AID

Saving the World through Computer Reuse

InterConnection has worked with several relieve agencies to provide access to computer and technology in times of crisis.  Contact info@interconnection.org for more information.

Case Studies

Japan Earthquake: Microsoft, Dell, HP and Nethope

All organizations worked together to ship 250 refurbished laptops to humanitarian workers in Japan. Rescuers from several organizations including Care, ChildFund Japan, Habitat for Humanity, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Japanese Red Cross, Mercy Corps/Peace Winds, Oxfam Japan, Plan International, Relief International and Save the Children used the laptops to share information and coordinate relief efforts across their groups.
 

Flooding in Pakistan: Microsoft, Action Aid Pakistan, NetHope

Within a week InterConnection refurbished 122 laptops and prepared them for shipment. Action Aid Pakistan employees used the laptops to better manage and distribute humanitarian aid.
 

Chile Earthquake: Microsoft and World Vision

InterConnection donated desktops to schools in the remote area of Alto Bíobío region in southern Chile after the earthquake. Microsoft provided the computers and software and World Vision helped with the logistics.
 

Haiti Earthquake: World Concern

World Concern worked with InterConnection to ship laptops to Haiti after the earthquake to help with rebuilding World Concern's offices.

 

Impact Map

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