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OpenGovHub GroundTruth presentation

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  • 1. Erica Hagen / Mikel Maron Brown Bag LunchOpenGovHub, January 31, 2013
  • 2. GroundTruth Initiative Helping communities use digital media, mapping, and open data tools for greater influence and representation in development and democracy.
  • 3. 2009: We started Map Kibera pilot project to help Kibera people get “on the map”.
  • 4. Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya… ~ 250,000 people, 2.5 km2
  • 5. …was a blank spot on the map
  • 6. This is what the media shows about Kibera…
  • 7. Kibera Map Today
  • 8. Data +StorytellingVoice of
  • 9. Kibera News
  • 10. Kenyan elections
  • 11. Mathare, Kenya
  • 12. East Jerusalem Grassroots Al-Quds
  • 13. Dar es Salaam - Tandale content/uploads/2012/07/DSCN341 1.jpg content/uploads/2012/07/DSCN341 1.jpg
  • 14. Dar es Salaam - Tandale
  • 15. Dar es Salaam, Tandale community, Tanzania
  • 16. Kerala, India: Sustainable Tourism
  • 17. Kerala, India: The Blue Yonder and historical preservation
  • 18. Cairo
  • 19. Cairo
  • 20. 2013, and what were seeking* Partnerships and collaboration on: • Interactive new media software platform & org directory • Grassroots citizen engagement and feedback projects • Building on base of work established in countries (Dar, India) • Citizen media development projects • Big picture, define and publish the methodologies • More mapping* Roster* Good opportunities to think about and experiment with the big issues in our space.
  • 21. Thanks!contact@groundtruth.in @mikel