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    • 1. GroundTruth Initiative Map Kibera Erica Hagen Presentation to Ford Foundation August 4, 2010 photo: http://gallery.me.com/dbullington#100816&view=null&bgcolor=black&sel=12
    • 2. GroundTruth Model: expand the conversation! We support a culture where digital storytelling, geographic information, and open data lead to greater influence and representation for marginalised communities.
    • 3. What we do:
      • Train in creative use of new technologies for data collection and storytelling [mapping, video, mobile, web]
      • Engage with specific geographic communities in-depth
      • Support open, accessible information for action
      • Make connections between community-owned and shared
      • information and larger institutions
      • Help people to bridge the digital divide
    • 4. /Map Kibera October 2009 to present
    • 5. Kibera 1 million people, 2.5 km2 was a blank spot on the map
    • 6. OpenStreetMap Global Collaborative Mapping “ like Wikipedia for Maps”
    • 7. * The Mappers The Mappers: 13 Kibera youth
    • 8. Mappers learn GPS Surveying
    • 9.
      • What did they collect?
      • water points
      • public latrines
      • medical clinics
      • informal schools
      • churches/mosques
      • video shops
      • salons
      • community organizations
      • and much more!
    • 10.  
    • 11. The Lab SODNET partner offices
    • 12. Kibera Map:
    • 13. The Densest Map Ever?
    • 14.
      • BUT
      • What's it good for in a place like Kibera?
      • Very few with internet access
      • Everyone already knows how to get around
    • 15. Technology alone is not enough Training alone is not enough Data without a story had no meaning Information without action has no IMPACT
    • 16.
      • Phase 2: February – August 2010
      • Building Connections and Skills
      • Voice of Kibera
      • Kibera News Network
      • Thematic Mapping
    • 17. Voice of Kibera www.voiceofkibera.org Shortcode: 3002
    • 18.
      • Non-profit and independent community information sharing platform by, for and about Kibera
      • Geo-located citizen reporting: articles, photos, videos and SMS
      • Aims to fill current information gaps in terms of emergency and accurate information
      What is Voice of Kibera?
    • 19. Reports
    • 20. Reports
    • 21. Editorial Board
    • 22. Thematic Mapping: Health Education Water/Sanitation Safety
    • 23.  
    • 24.  
    • 25.  
    • 26. Kibera News Network (KNN) www.youtube.com/KiberaNewsNetwork (in partnership with KCODA)
    • 27.  
    • 28. KNN
      • 20 young people in 5 news teams
      • Flip video cameras
      • Youtube channel – also Voice of Kibera
      • Coverage of events like today’s referendum
      • Training on video editing and camera
    • 29. Some completed KNN videos:
      • Landslide in Kibera
      • Power disruptions
      • Protest over anti-Muslim schoolteacher
      • Stray monkey entertains Kiberans
      • HIV positive woman’s story
      • Draft constitution campaign
      • Railway line evictions
    • 30.
      • A group of engaged and skilled citizens , mappers, and journalists
      • Linkages between Nairobi tech scene and slumdwellers
      • Platforms and mediums to share the information locally and globally (printed maps, SMS reporting, USHAHIDI and new media creation).
      • Slowly building movement for shared and open information among NGOs and CBOs
      Map Kibera Results:
    • 31. Map Kibera Future Directions:
    • 32. Training others: Expanding in Kenya and beyond Scale = reaching deeply into communities and having real impact
    • 33. Map Mathare…
    • 34. Contact Us: http://mapkibera.org/ [email_address]

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