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OpenGovHub GroundTruth presentation

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www.groundtruth.in presentation on our work at #opengovhub.

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OpenGovHub GroundTruth presentation

  1. 1. Erica Hagen / Mikel Maron Brown Bag LunchOpenGovHub, January 31, 2013
  2. 2. GroundTruth Initiative Helping communities use digital media, mapping, and open data tools for greater influence and representation in development and democracy.
  3. 3. 2009: We started Map Kibera pilot project to help Kibera people get “on the map”.
  4. 4. Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya… ~ 250,000 people, 2.5 km2
  5. 5. …was a blank spot on the map
  6. 6. This is what the media shows about Kibera…
  7. 7. Kibera Map Today
  8. 8. Data +StorytellingVoice of Kiberawww.voiceofkibera.org
  9. 9. Kibera News Network.org
  10. 10. Kenyan elections
  11. 11. Mathare, Kenya
  12. 12. East Jerusalem Grassroots Al-Quds
  13. 13. Dar es Salaam - Tandale http://groundtruth.in/wp- content/uploads/2012/07/DSCN341 1.jpghttp://groundtruth.in/wp- content/uploads/2012/07/DSCN341 1.jpg
  14. 14. Dar es Salaam - Tandale
  15. 15. Dar es Salaam, Tandale community, Tanzania
  16. 16. Kerala, India: Sustainable Tourism
  17. 17. Kerala, India: The Blue Yonder and historical preservation
  18. 18. Cairo
  19. 19. Cairo
  20. 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. 21. Thanks!contact@groundtruth.inhttp://groundtruth.in@ricaji @mikel

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