Helping people raise their voice and those who serve them to listen and respond better

Ushahidi, which translates to “testimony” in Swahili, was developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election violence in 2008. Since then, thousands have used our crowdsourcing tools to raise their voice. We’re a technology leader in Africa, headquartered in Nairobi, with a global team. We are a social enterprise that provides software and services to numerous sectors and civil society to help improve the bottom up flow of information.

We believe that if marganilized people are able to easily communicate to those who aim to serve them...

...then those organizations and governments can more effectively respond to their communities' immediate needs...

...while simultaneously bringing global attention to their problems through the aggregation of their voices.


120k

Deployments

10m

Posts or "Testimonies"

$1

Per Direct Impact

25M

people reached in critical situations

The Ushahidi Ecosystem

WE MAKE GOOD THINGS HAPPEN

We design new products and initiatives with a global perspective. Our aim is to serve people with limited access in hard-to-reach places. In addition to our other products, we are proud to be a key catalyst of an innovation ecosystem that are leaders in East Africa and around the world. We strive to create technology that solves global problems.

Initiatives

We partner with leading foundations and organizations to increase access to information, empower citizens, and protect marginalized communities.

Making All Voices Count

Ushahidi is a partner in this $55M fund that is working towards a world in which open, effective and participatory governance is the norm and not the exception.

Visit makingallvoicescount.com

Resilience Network Initiative

Ushahidi supports and trains community based organizations to engage with local government using open-source tools. This work is in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities.

Visit cityresilience.net

WE MAKE GOOD THINGS HAPPEN

Ushahidi has created pivotal products, run numerous programs, and catalyzed organizations around the world

Visit ushahidi.com

DREAMS

Ushahidi was a winner of the DREAMS Innovation Challenge. Our program aims to utilize our tools for constant feedback and data collection to enable organizations working on HIV/AIDs prevention amongst young women and girls in East Africa to have more timely and relevant data. 

Visit http://www.dreamspartnership.org/innovation-challenge/

Team

angela
Angela Oduor Lungati

Director of Community Engagement

anna
Anna Iosif

Software Developer

Carolyn
Carolyn Commons

Software Developer

celestine
Celestine Kakai

Project Manager

charlie
Charles Harding

Director of Product

chris
Chris Mukuria

Innovation Engagement Officer - Hubs

dale
Dale Zak

Mobile Developer

daniel
Daniel Odongo

DREAMS Programme Engagement Officer, Uganda

david
David Losada Carballo

Senior Developer & Developer Operations

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David McNamara

Senior Developer

declan
Declan Ottaro

Innovation Director, Making All Voices Count

esther
Esther M. Ondigo

Operations Manager & Chief of Staff

hazel
Hazel Mugo

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Irene Alenga
Irene Alenga

Program Engagement Officer

irene
Irene Wairimu

Director of Finance

jess
Jessica Shorland

Product Manager

june
June Mwangi

Finance Officer

Justin
Justin Scherer

Design Lead

fender
Kevin Madegwa

DREAMS Programme Engagement Officer, Kenya

linda
Linda Kamau

Lead Developer, Rollcall

monica
Monica Nthiga

South to South Lab Manager

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Nathaniel Manning

Chief Operating Officer

robbie
Robbie Mackay

Director of Engineering

seth
Seth Hall

Front-End Developer

shadrock
Shadrock Roberts

Director, Resilience Network Initiative

staicy
Staicy Gitau

Innovation Engagement Officer - South to South Lab

steven
Steven Blumenfeld

Director of Sales

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William Doran

Senior Developer

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David Kobia

BRCK

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Erik Hersman

BRCK

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Jenny Stefanotti

Independent

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Juliana Rotich

Ushahidi

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