We gather the blueprints, humanitarians turn them into innovation

Innovating Humanitarian Action.


Fordham IIHA  and HTH support the  Global Alliance for Humanitarian Innovation

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High Tech Humanitarians is the first free online platform for collaborative humanitarian innovation on open source technology. No idea what that is? Read more!


We select, vet and categorize the best open source tech tools available around, for you to download, use or transform!


Can't find the perfect tool? See something worth improving? Build your own team and project in our Labs to develop the open tools of the future!

How HTH Works

Looking for a tool?

We've done the job for you

Feel like innovating?

Why don't we do it together?

Visit our Toolbox

We select and gather the best open source solutions, just for you... and everyone else.

Find the perfect tool

Among the 174 solutions covering Health, Agriculture, Protection, Logistics, Water and much more.

Download it

All the content is open source and can be downloaded for free.

Make it real!

And don't forget to share your pictures, files, and experience with the community!

Sign up to our Labs

Don't worry, it's free!

Join any project, or start a new one

See our tutorial to learn how: it's super easy. The secret? It's all about community: Invite anyone who can help!

Task after task, be an innovator

Show what you can do, complete your tasks and help other in completing theirs.

If you can test it, we can trust it

We cheer for every completed project, but we'll validate and add to the Toolbox only innovations tested by their developers.

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