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Map Kibera Trust

Org #7259
Vetted since 2011
2010
year founded
$6,795
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Map Kibera started in 2009 when a group of youth came together to put Kibera on the map. It was a blank spot in the government map, until they produced the first digital map of Kibera using OpenStreetMap. The team then expanded the mapping to include citizen journalism, and Kibera News Network was created. This helped to give the Kibera community a platform to air their voices and speak out about the issues affecting them, which have been highlighted by the maps. Since 2009, the Map Kibera Trust organization has grown to cover much of Nairobi's informal areas, and has begun to work throughout the country to bring open mapping to the people and improve information quality and access thr... read more

Projects (2)

Turning maps into action in Kibera
Kenya / Digital Literacy
Covid-19 Resource Mapping in Kenya and Kibera
Kenya / COVID-19
 
Project Leaders
Erica Hagen
Erica Hagen
Team
Joshua Ogure, Zacharia Wambua
Organization Information
Kibera Plaza, Kibera Drive
Nairobi, Nairobi 70232-00400
Kenya
+17733135782
Organization Information
Kibera Plaza, Kibera Drive
Nairobi, Nairobi 70232-00400
Kenya
+17733135782

Project Reports

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Jan 4, 2021
Kenya Covid Tracker Update
2020 has been a unique year owing to the fact that the whole world was brought to a stand-still by a global pandemic. Kibera and other informal settlements of Nairobi weren’t spared. Most of...
Aug 7, 2020
Update on Kenya Covid Tracker Progress
Covid-19 Resource Mapping in Kenya and Kibera From the moment the first case of Covid-19 was reported in Kenya, Map Kibera has been quite busy ensuring that the right information is distributed to the...
Jan 5, 2012
A busy end to 2011!
The Map Kibera team had a busy end to 2011. From August to the end of December 2011, we have been involved in projects in Kibera, Mukuru (Nairobi), Kwale (Coast) and Dar es Salaam (Tanzania). Mappers...
 
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