Map Kibera Presentation, May 2010


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Map Kibera Presentation, May 2010

  1. 1. Map Kibera GroundTruth Initiative OpenStreetMap photo:
  2. 2. Kibera 1 million people(?), 2.5 km2 was a blank spot on the map
  3. 3. OpenStreetMap Global Collaborative Mapping “ kinda like Wikipedia for Maps”
  4. 4. Phase 1 October – December 2009
  5. 5. Existing Data satellite imagery
  6. 6. Partners and Allies Broadcast and Community Media: Pamoja FM, Kibera Journal, Kibera WorldWide NGOs/CBOs: SODNET, Carolina for Kibera, KCODA Tech Community: Ushahidi, Mobile Boot Camp, skunkwerks, OpenStreetMap
  7. 7. Cooperation with the local administration
  8. 8. * Recruited Mappers Recruited Mappers
  9. 9. * The Mappers The Mappers
  10. 10. Film Crew Kibera WorldWide
  11. 11. Tech Crew Local GIS experts
  12. 12. * international support -- Harry, Mike, Lars International Support Harry Wood/HOT, Mike Migurski/Stamen, Lars Bromley/AAAS, Geofabrik, & many more
  13. 13. Mappers took to GPS Surveying naturally
  14. 14. What did we collect? roads and paths and rail water points pit latrines / sewer medical facilities schools churches/mosques businesses community organizations administrative units and whatever else is useful?!
  15. 18. The Lab
  16. 19. The Map!
  17. 20. The Densest Map Ever?
  18. 21. Schools gathered in fir s t phase
  19. 22. BUT What's it good for in a place like Kibera? The question we are constantly asked and asking ourselves
  20. 23. * open data ... all about potential Potential of Open Data Can be a little abstract in Kibera
  21. 24. GroundTruth Initiative … Our vision Create a corps of citizens in the developing world who are versed in a variety of new technologies and empowered to report on, tell stories about, and generate data and map information about themselves and their community, and to use that information for action. We call this process community information empowerment and development.
  22. 25. Phase 2 February – August 2010
  23. 26. Develop Entities and Skills Kibera Mappers Kibera News Network citizen journalism Voice of Kibera SMS Reporting
  24. 30. Deeply Explore Themes: Health Education Water/Sanitation Safety With detailed mapping and community meetings
  25. 33. Voice of Kibera: Shortcode to report: 3002, “Kibera”
  26. 34. Reports
  27. 35. Reports
  28. 36. Kibera News Network Online community TV (in partnership with KCODA)
  29. 37. <ul><li>RESULTING TOOLBOX: </li></ul><ul><li>A group of engaged citizens and journalists. </li></ul><ul><li>Platforms and mediums to share the information locally and globally (printed maps, SMS reporting, USHAHIDI and new media creation). </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability and technical advising. </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology incorporated into other communities in and around Kenya. </li></ul>GOAL
  30. 38. What are YOUR ideas? [email_address]