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Our Community is Important to us!
The Ushahidi community has always been at the heart of what we do.

Cash Transfers: Old Roads to New Directions

This is a cross post from Tessie San Martin, CEO of Plan International USA. It was originally posted on the Plan USA blog, titled Old Roads to New Directions.

Weekly: Citizen Action in Philippines, OSCON / Portland Meetup

From Citizen Action in the Philippines to Data experiments to Translation help and Open Source Events, we’ve got an action mapped weekly.
Deployment of the Week
Citizen Action in the Philippines are the Deployment of the Week. CANA is all about building citizen action:

Monitoring Dangerous Speech: Umati Update

Lead by Kagonya Awori and Angela Crandall, the dedicated ihub Research team is monitoring and analyzing Dangerous Speech in Kenya with the Umati project. The Umati (the Swahili word for “crowd”) project coincides with the upcoming Kenyan Election and is connected to Ushahidi’s Uchaguzi plans.

Ushahidi Kenya Evalution: Toolboxes

The Kenya Ushahidi Evaluation Project was 9-month Ushahidi evaluation project in partnership with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative supported by the Knight Foundation.

Careful in your love of M-PESA and mobile payments to solve every development problem

Do you sometimes feel that every international development organization is in love with mobile money today? That transferring currency equivalents via mobile phones will somehow be a silver bullet for many pressing issues.

A Movement of Hundreds of Small Movements

[Guest post: Maria Grabowski Kjær is a MSc student in Social Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, with a fundamental interest in social change and human rights. She is currently working towards her thesis, exploring how deployers use Ushahidi to organize and communicate, with interest in how the online and offline 'feed' into each other.

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