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Renaud Francou

By Renaud Francou

Link to an online resource : https://www.ushahidi.com/ ( English)

Territory : Kenya

An open source project which allows users to crowdsource crisis information to be sent via mobile


Ushahidi, which translates to “testimony” in Swahili, was developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election violence in 2008.

It has now morphed into a platform to "Make smart decisions with a data management system that rapidly collects data from the crowd and visualizes what happened, when and where."

Ushahidi collects testimonies sent via digital networks and generates maps, reports, and other outputs. This crowdsourcing platform is now widely used for crises and disaster recovery.


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