Ushahidi Users

We’re Moving to Git Issues!

We’re moving technical ticketing, bugs and feature requests to Git Issues using github. RedMine was a good Ushahidi Development ( home, but Git Issues functionality meets our community needs to commit, plan, collect and comment.

Map it, Change it for RIO+20

“Kids don’t know where their food is coming from.” We are a society often disconnected from ourselves and our world. Yet, we are more and more connected online.

Students learn programming with Ushahidi

[Guest post: Cam Macdonell is an Instructor of Computer Science at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton, AB. He completed his PhD from the University of Alberta in 2011 and began teaching at Grant MacEwan in September, 2011.]

John Etherton – Trusted Developer

We are honoured to recommend John Etherton as an Ushahidi Trusted Developer. In addition to being the technical brains behind Ushahidi Liberia, he is a passionate and prolific contributor within Ushahidi Developer community. John often shares his knowledge with new deployers and community members.

RHoK – The Next Steps for Ushahidi Hacks

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is a short and mighty sprint of brains colliding to prototype on solutions on real world problems. RHoK was held on December 2 -5, 2011 around the world. We were delighted to see some projects use Ushahidi.

UN and Ushahidi collaboration suggests an interwoven future is inevitable

Guest post by David Foster: Lieutenant Colonel Foster has served over 24 years in the US Army.  He is currently assigned to the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) as a Plans and Operations Officer.  He recently led the development and implementation of a Joint Elections Security Plan for Liberia’s 2011 General Election.

Ready to RHoK!

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) will be in 34 cities around the world on December 3 – 4, 2011. RHoK is a great way for software developers, knowledge workers and subject matter experts to converge, brainstorm, hack and prototype on real world problems.

Cause for Simulations

Simulations are key to determining if Ushahidi is the right tool for your project, event or emergency.

Community Voices: Luther, Claire, and Robbie

Who uses Ushahidi software? Who are the deployers, the organizers, the developers, and the hackers? We’ll be featuring a series of videos in the coming weeks highlighting their voices, their stories, and their work that is changing the world.
Introducing Luther Jeke, Training Director Ushahidi Liberia:

Liberia’s Election Sitrep: on and off the map

Here’s a brief situation report of events on the ground in Liberia, where Ushahidi Liberia’s team has been operational for the past year and-a-half. This report covers the eve of and, now, day of, the presidential run-off election:

Liberia’s elections map – one week on, with new features

It has been a week since Liberia’s presidential elections; during that time, the pervasive peace on election day has given way to opposition’s claims of electoral fraud as well as a few incidents of violence including two cases of

San Francisco Event Wrap-up

Saturday, Fleet Week, Blue Angels, Silicon Valley Code Camp and a warm sunny day in San Francisco, and happily, about twenty people spent the day thinking about mapping their communities and verification of data. Though we planned for hacking code too, folks were drawn to these tasks.

Sponsor the eMazingira team for the World Summit Youth?

Congratulations to the eMazingira team for being selected as a Runner-Up in the 2011 World Summit Youth Award! The eMagingira Environmental Campaign has been selected by the WSYA Jury 2011 as the WSYA Runner-Up in the 2011 competition and will be issued with a certificate/trophy at the Winners’ Event 2011 in Graz,

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