Mapping Community Resilience in Indonesia {Video}

By Shadrock Roberts, Resilience Network Initiative Director
Today we’re excited to release this video that highlights Ushahidi’s work in Indonesia and how we’re finding resilience in unexpected places; using the convening power of open data to connect citizens to city government; and how we are part of a movement to nurture local tech ecosystems.

Local ecosystem, global impact; Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Last week the eyes of the world were focused on Kenya as Nairobi hosted the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Supporting Online Volunteer Response to the Nepal Earthquake

By Shadrock Roberts, Director, Resilience Network Initiative

Shout Out Series Issue #1: Rockefeller Foundation – You Rock

Shout Out Series Issue #1: Rockefeller Foundation – You Rock
By Nathaniel Manning, Managing Director of Business Strategy.
This is the first in a series we are calling “Shout Outs.” We want to thank all those who have truly supported us over the past years. Your help has meant the world.

Working with Omidyar Network On Metrics and Innovation

Metrics, data, leadership, execution
As a distributed organization actively working across every continent (except Antarctica), we at Ushahidi have to communicate across an amazingly diverse set of cultures, languages, and perspectives.

Ebola, Pop-Up Infrastructure and role of Tech in Crisis & Rebuild

The Ebola epidemic shook several countries in 2014, with international coverage being spotty early on, then escalating quickly as the disease spread. As of writing this post, the Ebola epidemic is still a major international issue.

What Traversing Africa by Road Can Teach us about Technology, Community, and Impact

TLDR: The scope of impact in Africa for work is great and an inspiration for the work ahead in 2015. Similar problems exist in various African countries and similar opportunities and the incredible chance to participate in a bolder stake on the future of the continent. Local communities have a key role in shaping strategy and can teach us a lot about what works where.

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