An update of what has been happening in the last few months.

Students at the Uganda Christian University in Mbale, organised a Mapathon. The event brought together a diverse group of students from UCU’s mapping society. Though the participants have various levels of experience using OpenStreetMap (OSM), the student-led initiative emphasized the power of both…

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As with Gulu University, there was similar interest in Fort Portal at Uganda pentecostal University: Over Forty Participants were taken through OpenStreetMap and other mapping tools. The participants had been asked to create accounts on OpenStreetMap, and install OpenMapKit prior to the training.  Instructions to Create accounts and Install ODK

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During the past 3 months, the HOT team leading the “Mapping Financial Inclusion” project has surveyed 22 districts in Eastern Uganda including the capital, Kampala, which we’ve intensely mapped over the past three weeks.

The key surveyors in this project were university students from a range of univ…

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April 28 2016 at Gulu University, the day started with a highlight of OpenStreetMap, Financial Services Mapping, and an interactive session of various ways and examples of maps being used in real life. The participants were taken through the practical steps of contributing to OpenStreetMap, and sett…

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