Dodoma Mapped at Maptime Tanzania

Maptime event in progress! PHOTO CREDIT: Ramani Huria Saturday 26th of September saw a Maptime Tanzania event take place with the goal of mapping Dodoma, Tanzania’s capital city. The event took place at the Kinu Innovation Space with over thirty people in attendance including community members, students, and techies. David Taylor presents on what3words, with attendees testing out the app (left) PHOTO CREDIT: Ramani Huria We had a number of special guests in attendance, including David Taylor from what3words ( what3words is aimed to give everyone in the world an address and does…Read more

Map My Hometown! 5th Ramani Huria Mapping Party

Teams at #MMHOSM CREDIT: Ramani Huria The 5th Ramani Huira mapping party took place at Buni on the 29th of August. The theme of the event was “Map My Hometown On OSM” #MMHOSM, an opportunity to map the participants' towns, many of which were completely unmapped. Moshi before and after mapping CREDIT: Ramani Huria Towns mapped on the day included parts of Mwanza, Arusha, Mbeya, Bukoba, Tanga, Moshi. Around thirty people attended the event, both students from UDSM and Ardhi University, and members of the Tanzanian tech community. The attendees were split into…Read more

4th Scale-Up Mapping Party in Dar es Salaam

Participants at the Fourth Mapping Party PHOTO CREDIT: Ramani Huria Ramani Huria held our fourth mapping party on Saturday, July 25th, at Buni Innovation Hub. Forty-eight students attended the event, primarily from Ardhi University and the University of Dar es Salaam. Mapping Parties are part of Ramani Huria’s ongoing community events with the aim of building, strengthening and spreading the use and ethos of Open Source data, specifically the use of OpenStreetMap, a free editable map of the world. Participants processing  tasks from the HOT Tasking Manager PHOTO CREDIT: Ramani Huria This month’s…Read more