Second Voice of Kibera Workshop

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Presentation for the second Voice of Kibera workshop designed to introduce community stakeholders to the project and platform.

Presentation for the second Voice of Kibera workshop designed to introduce community stakeholders to the project and platform.

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  • 1. Voice of Kibera Twitter: @VoiceOfKibera Workshop 14 th July 2010 Mchanganyiko Hall, Karanja, Kibera
  • 2. Workshop Agenda
    • Introductions
    • Map Kibera
    • Voice of Kibera
    • Demonstration of Voice of Kibera
    • Small groups site testing and discussion
    • Reconvene for feedback
    • Closing
  • 3. Map Kibera http:// Map Kibera has produced the first complete, free and open map of Kibera
  • 4.
    • November 2009: Local youth create first complete Kibera Map
    • Over the last 3 months, added more detailed information to map
      • Health
      • Safety and Security
      • Water and Sanitation
      • Education
  • 5. Voice of Kibera
  • 6. Voice of Kibera
    • Uses the Ushahidi platform to aggregate data and maps the info on the Map Kibera map
    • Ushahidi does not run the website; VoK Advisory/Editorial Board runs the site
  • 7. Community Sharing
    • Community website for sharing info relevant to Kibera residents
    • News, videos, photos and SMS from community
      • Reports are mapped on Map Kibera map
    • How is this useful?
      • Monitoring on-goings in Kibera
      • Service delivery
      • Telling “other” stories of Kibera
    • Advisory/Editorial Board
      • 6 Kibera residents working with local CBOs
      • SMS Reporters and Site Administrators
  • 8. One website, lots of media!
    • Media on the site
      • Video: creating videos and posting on the site
        • Examples: Kibera News Network & Kibera TV
      • Photos: featuring work by local photographers
      • Reports: sending SMS to 3002 or submitting online
      • Twitter: see ‘tweets’ about Kibera
    • Local Media
      • Report may be featured in other media
        • Creating awareness through radio and print
  • 9. Sending in Reports
    • There are two ways you can submit reports:
      • Sending an SMS to 3002
        • Make sure SMS includes the word “Kibera” and as much detail as possible, including location.
      • Clicking SUBMIT A REPORT
    • on the website.
  • 10. SMS Reporting
    • Send message to short code, 3002, including “Kibera” in the text [cost: 5 KSH]
    • SMS Reporters
    • Possibilities of things to submit:
      • Things happening right now in the community whether good or bad (e.g. a fire, street festival)
      • Info about local organisations (e.g. events)
      • Opinions on local businesses or services (e.g. experience at a clinic)
      • Other news and events
  • 11. SMS Demo
    • Submitting a report using SMS
      • Include “Kibera” and as much detail as possible, including location in message
      • Send the message to 3002
      • Wait for confirmation that message was received
    • Check the site to see your report!
  • 12. Small Groups
    • Break into small groups to use the website
    • Discussion on reporting and usefulness of site
      • How can this be most useful to you? What about your organisation?
      • What are the best ways of using the SMS feature?
      • What do you like and dislike?
      • How can we improve?
  • 13. Feedback
    • Small group feedback
    • Other questions:
      • What did you find most useful? Least useful?
      • What did you like? Dislike? And, why?
      • Would you recommend that Kibera residents use the tool?
      • Anything else?
  • 14. Closing
    • Thank you!
    • Handouts and Airtime
    • Staying up-to-date with the projects