What is Ushahidi? Open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. The Android app ...
History"Ushahidi", which means "testimony" in Swahili,was a website that was initially developedto map reports of violence...
Election MonitoringMay 2009 - 202 reports, 20,000 views      August 2010 - 1525 reports, 20,000 viewsAllow citizen reporti...
Citizen Journalism  December 2010 - 319 reports, 156,859                                               May 2010 - 3397 rep...
Disaster Response                                                January 2010 - 3,584 reports, 500,000 viewsMarch 2011 - 4...
Checkins (CI)Quick location update which can include an optional    photo and description, sharing “I am here”.           ...
CrowdmapCrowdmap allows you to set up your own deployment of Ushahidi‘in the cloud’ without having to install it on your o...
VolunteerTranslators                             MappersDevelopers                              Testers              ushah...
Questions?
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  1. 1. What is Ushahidi? Open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. The Android app is a client that is built around the Ushahidis public API to make it possible to interact with Ushahidi via an Android phone.Platform Community Movement ushahidi.com
  2. 2. History"Ushahidi", which means "testimony" in Swahili,was a website that was initially developedto map reports of violence in Kenyaafter post-election fallout at the beginning of 2008. legacy.ushahidi.com
  3. 3. Election MonitoringMay 2009 - 202 reports, 20,000 views August 2010 - 1525 reports, 20,000 viewsAllow citizen reporting during election Monitor Kenya referendum election votereport.in uchaguzi.co.ke
  4. 4. Citizen Journalism December 2010 - 319 reports, 156,859 May 2010 - 3397 reports, 406,715 views views Document human and ecological impact ofHelp bring awareness to sexual harassment the oil spill in Egypt harassmap.com oillspill.labucketbrigade.org
  5. 5. Disaster Response January 2010 - 3,584 reports, 500,000 viewsMarch 2011 - 4,000+ reports, 144,974 views Allowed Haitians to report location andMonitor fallout of tsunami and nuclear crisis needs sinsai.info/ushahidi haiti.ushahidi.com
  6. 6. Checkins (CI)Quick location update which can include an optional photo and description, sharing “I am here”. bit.ly/checkins_purpose
  7. 7. CrowdmapCrowdmap allows you to set up your own deployment of Ushahidi‘in the cloud’ without having to install it on your own web server. crowdmap.com
  8. 8. VolunteerTranslators MappersDevelopers Testers ushahidi.com/contact-us
  9. 9. Questions?

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