Deployment of the Week

This week, we recognise the effort of the team at One De Olho Nas Emendas, who are engaging with citizens in Brasilia to track the effect of amendments of the district’s budget and highlight cases of corruption.

In the News World Disaster Report Released

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies‘ 2013 World Disaster Report was released recently. This report focuses on technology and …

Deployment of the Week

This week, we applaud the efforts of Vultures Namibia to conserve rare species of vultures in Namibia by reporting their re-sightings and recovery!

Vote for Ushahidi

Ushahidi has been nominated for the HiiL Innovating Justice awards, as an innovative justice initiative making a difference in the world. Help us out by voting here!

Events OKFN data expedition in Bangladesh

If you are …

Deployment of the week

This week, we recognise the efforts of the UNESCO team - appreciating, assessing, and improving the educators of the world on World Teachers’ Day (October 5th, 2013).

In the News MAVC Call for proposals

Are you interested in using innovation to improve government performance and accountability? The first call for proposals for Making All Voices Count, a global initiative that supports innovation and harnessing technology for citizen engagement and …

Ushahidians often say that there are map projects in 156 countries/places. Where in the world by country or place has there been a map? We thought we share some quick stats for you:

Top Countries that Ushahidi has been used:

United States
Italy
United Kingdom
Canada
Russian Federation
India
Indonesia
Mexico
Australia
Brazil
Germany
Colombia
Egypt
Spain
Argentina

In this week’s regular update:

3.0 hit team meets up with the community at ICT4D London new Crowdmap features an Android app to make it easier to load Crowdmap on your device and SMSSync release coming up! Deployment of the week

This week we recognise Lakatlan as our deployment of the week. This map is initiated and run by the Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre, collecting data about vacant properties and making this information accessible …

[Ed. Note: This guest post by Alix Dunn, engine room, is very much in line with suggestions in the Ushahidi Toolkits. About Alix: Alix Dunn has a background in research about and training in the use of technology and media for social change. She currently acts as the creative lead for the engine room, and as a consultant for Tactical Tech's Privacy and Expression and Evidence and Action programs. She holds an …

Happy Week! We are a mission to share best practices and co-create a Code of Conduct. Plus, we have two Deployments of the Week from Venezuela. The biggest Ushahidi news this week is that we are in TEST MODE for 2.7. After months of bug fixes and many long nights/days, the developer team has crushed bugs and need your help to test before we launch. We are also tackling an intermittent bug in Crowdmap for …