Map Kibera at the BreakAway, Nairobi National Museum
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
The Break Away
2009 Nov 14
Kibera 1 million people(?), 2.5 km2
is a blank spot on the map
Partner with community groups
and NGOs working in Kibera
Train movitated young Kiberans
to map Kibera themselves.
Volunteers from Nairobi and
global tech community
Data users and coders invited
Global Collaborative Mapping
“kinda like Wikipedia for Maps”
GPS Surveying, Mapping Parties,
Imagery Digitizing, Open Database
Maps and Data are
Expensive, Wrong, Not Everywhere
Partners and Allies
Tech Community: Ushahidi, Mobile Boot Camp, skunkwerks,
Universities: Columbia University, U of Nairobi
Agencies: Nairobi, City Govt, UN-Habitat, UNHCR, UNICEF,
Broadcast and Community Media: Pamoja FM, Kibera
Journal, KTN, Citizen TV, Kibera WorldWide, Hot Sun
AND you and who...?
What do we collect?
roads and paths and rail
pit latrines / sewer
and whatever else is
So what? you have a map..
Community news on the map .. Kibera Journal, Pamoja
FM, Kibera WorldWide
for data collection in Kibera and Nairobi Slums,
Kenya, and Globally
Build cool stuff with our Kibera and OpenStreetMap data
NGOs / UN / Govt raise awareness and build projects with Map
Kibera, open data and open source.