Photo credit: EPA/BBC At Homa Reto, we connect people before, during, and after emergencies. During the summer of 2021, deadly floods devastated parts of Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. More than 200 people tragically lost their lives, demonstrating the importance of preparedness and response. This time of crisis however also revealed remarkable stories of mutualContinue reading “Human stories of flooding in the BeneLux and Germany “
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Celebrating the Principles for Digital Development
With the growing numbers of digital initiatives in the field of development and community organizations, the UN developed the principles for digital development. They are a set of guidelines designed to ensure ethical standards and efficiency. Learn how Homa Reto embraces these principles and is inspired by them.
Thought-provoking: 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 value 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.
Eye-opening: 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.