Surveying the social and economic effects of COVID-19 in Africa

Africa desperately needs good and accurate data to help deal with the effects of COVID-19. This project is gathering information to help support business and community during the novel Coronavirus crisis. It is provided and Powered by Liquid Telecom to support Kenya Private Sector Alliance and other partners using the Ushahidi platform.

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Things to consider when setting up a COVID-19 crowdsourcing project

A few weeks ago, Ushahidi Co-founder, Juliana Rotich and Executive Director, Angela Lungati co-created a module on crowdsourcing data, that is part of a larger effort by The Governance Lab (The GovLab) at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s massive open online course on “Collective Crisis Intelligence”, to help institutions improve disaster response through the use of data and volunteer participation.

Here’s some of the questions you need to consider as you plan your crowdsourced response to COVID-19.

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