RCOS Eden (Sahana Eden Development)<br />Cihan Caglayan<br />
Intro<br />Sahana Eden is:<br />An HFOSS project <br />A Disaster Management System<br />Governed by the Sahana Software F...
Intro<br />Some Available Modules<br />Disaster Victim Identification<br />Shelter Registry<br />Hospital Management Syste...
My Project<br />Developers had interest in finding implementations of Sahana for the Development field<br />Distinction:<b...
My Project<br />My focus is on using fair trade enterprises to  fight poverty in developing countries<br />See a version o...
My Method<br />Contacting Relevant Orgs<br />Develop Use Cases<br />Design a Blueprint<br />Implementation<br />Deployment...
Preliminary Research<br />Three organizations<br />Ten Thousand Villages – Suggested<br />Women for Women International<br...
Tasks/Schedule<br />Preliminary Research (Done)<br />Contacting the organizations (In Progress)<br />Learning technologies...
Thanks!<br />Thanks to<br />Prof. Moorthy<br />Sean O’Sullivan<br />Helpful Sahana Eden Developers<br />Fellow RCOS member...
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  1. 1. RCOS Eden (Sahana Eden Development)<br />Cihan Caglayan<br />
  2. 2. Intro<br />Sahana Eden is:<br />An HFOSS project <br />A Disaster Management System<br />Governed by the Sahana Software Foundation<br />Built on top of the web2py framework<br />Written primarily in python<br />Currently being deployed for the Pakistan flood relief<br />
  3. 3. Intro<br />Some Available Modules<br />Disaster Victim Identification<br />Shelter Registry<br />Hospital Management System<br />Incident Reporting<br />Budgeting<br />Volunteer Management<br />
  4. 4. My Project<br />Developers had interest in finding implementations of Sahana for the Development field<br />Distinction:<br />Relief aid – Aid to directly alleviate ongoing suffering <br /> (famine aid, disaster relief, etc.)<br />Development aid – Aid that focuses on helping “Third World” regions and their people develop (infrastructure, access to credit, education)<br />
  5. 5. My Project<br />My focus is on using fair trade enterprises to fight poverty in developing countries<br />See a version of Eden developed to aid:<br />Small scale artisans and artisanal cooperatives manage their businesses<br />Larger orgs that work with such artisans<br />Leverage existing modules as well as develop some new ones in the system<br />
  6. 6. My Method<br />Contacting Relevant Orgs<br />Develop Use Cases<br />Design a Blueprint<br />Implementation<br />Deployment?<br />
  7. 7. Preliminary Research<br />Three organizations<br />Ten Thousand Villages – Suggested<br />Women for Women International<br />Women of the Cloud Forest<br />Detailed information available on blog<br />
  8. 8. Tasks/Schedule<br />Preliminary Research (Done)<br />Contacting the organizations (In Progress)<br />Learning technologies (In Progress)<br />Learning web2py (  so far)<br />Bug Fixes<br />Testing<br />Doc writing<br />Concrete Goal<br />Begin development of new implementation starting in the beginning of November<br />
  9. 9. Thanks!<br />Thanks to<br />Prof. Moorthy<br />Sean O’Sullivan<br />Helpful Sahana Eden Developers<br />Fellow RCOS members<br />You’ll see code up in my repo really soon! I promise! <br />

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