December 27, 2016

YouthMappers introduced me to a new form of mapping which was hassle free. Nothing is more exciting than to be able to overcome a complex task with ease and still be able to contribute to meaningful solutions. JOSM was like my ice cream that did not require me to share with anyone for a couple of ho...

November 18, 2016

Having used other mapping applications with its rigours license requirement, the open street mapping on the other hand has afforded me the ability to create a map of my world using points, lines and polygons.

Of course, mapping in Openstreetmapping using Editor ID or JOSM requires some levels of trai...

November 16, 2016

Disasters have increased in the recent past and the frequency and their magnitude have also increased.  Result from such occurrences has great consequences especially on the affected community. Humanitarian organizations are the first point of call when such disaster occurs. For effective results, m...

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 area that I would want to build my...

September 15, 2016

The University of Cape Coast in Ghana was the very first inaugural chapter of the YouthMappers network. Their enthusiasm to take their GIS skills into the world of open mapping culminated this month in a 2-day training programme on campus that leveraged the Tasking Manager of TeachOSM.  This platfor...

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