Organisation: Map Kibera

I’ve been writing for the Guardian again. This time I focus on how we ensure that the large majority of the population across the African continent, who are unable to access the internet still have access to critical information about parliamentary proceedings and elected representatives, health, agriculture and other issues that will impact on their […]

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In a recent post, I mentioned the progress that three of our grantees had made over the last few months, the impact they had enjoyed and the challenges they had faced. Continuing along that same theme, here are some more updates from our grantees: Mobile Consortium Ghana hosted one of the country’s first ever events […]

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One of the most well known slums in the world, Kibera in Nairobi appeared only as a blank on online maps until 2009, despite being home to more than 250,000 people. By training young people to use GPS mapping devices, Map Kibera was able to create the first-ever online map of the area with user-generated […]

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