January 8, 2017

AN INTRODUCTION TO A NEW WORLD

Unfamiliar… Yet so familiar.

YouthMappers from the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, who named their club Chanco Malawi Youth Mappers (CHAMAYOMA), went through training on OpenStreetMapping (OSM) in late October to early November 2016. One would admit, the traini...

Mathare is an informal area of Nairobi, Kenya. Over the past several months, the YouthMappers chapter at the University of Nairobi have been preparing to work with this community with the help of Map Kibera and the USAID Mission in Kenya to map basic infrastructure and features such as water points,...

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 USAID Geocenter, the Technology O...

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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