India Hub response
NEADS representative Mr Tirtha Prasad Saikia with flood assisted community © Start Network

Where we operate

We are a global organisation focused on locally led action. Our membership includes more than 90 organisations, working across six continents.

We have team members in the UK (our secretariat), Senegal, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and the Philippines. 24 of our 79 staff members are based in the Global South.

We have founding hubs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, India, Pacific region and Pakistan, with more to follow.

We have a global reach, with activities covering 35 countries.


Africa has one national hub in DRC and three hubs in progress, five Disaster Risk Financing systems that are active or under…


The Guatemala Hub, an innovation programme and Start Network local members are all present in the Americas.


Currently, two hubs are active and three are being developed in Asia, two national Start Funds and two Disaster Risk…


Europe contains the Start Network's London office and the majority of the HQ's of Start Network's INGO members. A number of…


Oceania is home to the Pacific hub and is also the focus of innovation projects. Local members are based in this region.