The Importance of Decolonizing Data

Learn how Homa Reto actively works on decolonizing data by highlighting diverse knowledge through a participatory approach to governance.

The central role of community centers

Community centers, such as libraries have proven to be a vital part of crisis response and sustainable development. They provide a place for people to meet and allow dialogue. Yet, they often suffer from a lack of funding and recognition. Find out how Homa Reto is providing visibility and support to tackle this issue.

The politics of maps

Historically, maps are a political practice. At Homa Reto we want to keep you informed, connected, and secure through our maps and community network. That is why our mapping practice is participatory, inclusive, green, and anti-colonial.
This is how we make our software human-centered.

The heroic work of first responders

First responders perform essential work during disasters and health crises. However, they are facing increasing violence and lack protection and supply of resources. Homa Reto is committed to support local and national first responders, as well as encourage and coordinate partnerships through our social media features.

The Power and Vulnerability of Women in Disasters

The emergence of disasters tends to increase the vulnerability of women and people of discriminated gender. These experiences of violence are not individual, they are systemic. With our philosophy of inclusion, we aim to combat gendered violence and celebrate the contribution of diversity and vulnerability in envisioning a sustainability.

Community, Solidarity, and the War in Ukraine

In the wake of the Putin-Ukraine crisis, local communities in neighboring countries are organizing their resources to help people in need and safe lives. The Homa Reto software can organize these efforts and welcomes refugees.

The leading role of local communities: The Pacific Islands, Covid-19, and Natural Disasters

COVID-19 brought new challenges to many countries, but it also opened up ways for local communities to take leadership roles. Once example are the cyclones in the Pacific Islands. The Homa Reto software can organize local humanitarian action and map needs and resources for better emergency response.