November 30, 2016

Asian University for Women, situated at Chittagong in Bangladesh, is the first and so far only all women's university chapter of YouthMappers. AUW is an international university. This university and Texas Tech University, USA organized a training and mapathon on OpenSt...

November 16, 2016

Humanitarian work has always been a field of interest to me. The desire to reach out to the less privileged in my community and beyond, through the combating of extreme poverty, malaria and other deadly diseases, providing relief services to disaster victims, is an are...

When we ponder upon Alaska, most people’s minds immediately go to the United States of America’s largest state. That Alaska state consists of lush green fields at the feet of white, snowy mountains. However, in South Africa, Alaska refers to a dry, dusty area at the fo...

October 26, 2016

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is the greatest invention of a modern mapping system in this digitalized world. It is a great source of open data. It is more helpful and informative from any other online map. In this MAP we get specific data. It is very helpful for peoples. From t...

October 13, 2016

My name is Alex Bogedain. My major is Geography with minors in GIS, Landscape Studies, and Math. I graduate this December and anticipate going to Graduate School in the Spring for either a Masters in Geography or Landscape Architecture. I am a Virtual Intern for the US...

On July 25th Uganda’s Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team and YouthMappers in Uganda completed a week-long pre-assessment trip in Karamoja. The effort mobilized local youth to gather much needed data on the under-mapped region of Karamoja.  Despite a high concentration of...

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