Nairobi Gender Violence Resources: source website

Nairobi Gender Violence Resources

​Resources for victims of Gender Violence including: outreach, counseling services, clinical services, legal services, religious institutions, coordination groups, security services and shelters

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Nairobi Kipande Road Interventaion Map: source website

Nairobi Kipande Road Interventaion Map

​Interactive map shows dangerous areas, vandalized lamp poles, open storm drains, authorized dump sites, unauthorized dump sites, and engine oil dumping.

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Mukuru on the Move: source website

Mukuru on the Move

This map identifies the various community health assets that the residents of the Mukuru informal settlement in Nairobi identified in a series of workshops from 2008-2010

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Map Kibera: source website

Map Kibera

Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya, was a blank spot on the map until November 2009, when young Kiberans created the first free and open digital map of their own community. Map Kibera has now grown into a complete interactive community information project. We work in Kibera, Mathare and Mukuru, use all these tools. Get in touch!

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Furushwa: source website


In response to thousands of evictions by the Kenyan government Amnesty International built this resource to allow residents at risk of eviction, or those who’ve already been made homeless, to easily report it. To collect multi media evidence showing the human impact of illegal evictions and to send instant up-to-date-information alerting residents when an eviction is reported

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Twitter map of Nairobi: source website

Twitter map of Nairobi

This map by Social Computing Group at Idiap Research Institute and Afrotech Lab at EPFL tracks twitter usage across Nairobi. Datasets display word clouds for select locations, clustered tweets and temporal adjustments can be made.

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Digital Matatus, Nairobi: source website

Digital Matatus, Nairobi

Digital Matatus shows how to leverage the ubiquitous nature of cellphone technology in developing countries to collect data for essential infrastructure, give it out freely and in the process spur innovation and improved services for citizens. Conceived out of collaboration between Kenyan and American universities and the technology sector in Nairobi, this project captured transit data for Nairobi, developed mobile...

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