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Geoffrey Kateregga

StaffVoting MemberCommunity Programs Manager

Bio

Geoffrey currently serves as the Community Programs Manager based out of the HOT Uganda office. Geoffrey has been involved in HOT since 2015 working on different country projects including Ramani Huria in Tanzania, Financial Inclusion, and Refugee Mapping in Uganda, LEGIT in Liberia.

Geoffrey is also an active member of the OpenStreetMap Africa community - a network of local OpenStreetMap communities from all over Africa organizing State of the Map Africa and joining hands to share resources and collaborate to grow and produce a complete and well-detailed map of Africa on OpenStreetMap in order to advance the quality, completeness and sustainability of geospatial data in Africa.

Posts

HOT Pairs 2020 Virtual Summit with the Understanding Risk Forum 2020

HOT pairs 2020 Virtual Summit with the Understanding Risk Forum 2020

5 October, 2020

The State of OpenStreetMap in Africa

In the run-up to the 2020 State of the Map conference, OSM Africa surveyed OpenStreetMap community leaders across the continent. Geoffrey Kateregga looks at the results and offers a deep dive into the state and trajectory of OpenStreetMap communities in Africa.

26 August, 2020

HOT’s Community Support Programs - Going Beyond Microgrants

HOT’s Audacious Vision is to map an area home to one billion people living in poverty and at high risk of disasters by engaging mappers around the world to massively grow the number of local edits to the map. To kickstart planning, HOT’s Community Team has hosted a series of workshops to understand community perspectives.

10 August, 2020

HOT Microgrants 2019: The Highlights

In 2019, HOT provided Microgrants to eight local, regional, and national organizations around the world. Here are some highlights of their work.

13 July, 2020

Second Round of Rapid Response Micrograntees Announced!

Congratulations to the latest COVID-19 Rapid Response Micrograntees! Their work will make their communities more resilient and help people stay safe.

30 June, 2020

Applications Open for Facebook Community Impact Microgrants

HOT has opened the application period for Facebook Community Impact Microgrants, with a special focus on projects that engage women and girls in mapping. Apply today!

27 June, 2020

#map2020 Results Announced

After reviewing all of the inspiring submissions, the HOT and Mapillary teams have chosen SIGenBici as the #map2020 project of the year.

26 June, 2020

HOT Rapid Response Microgrants: COVID-19 – First round of Micrograntees announced

We’re excited to announce the first round of awardees for HOT Rapid Response Microgrants: COVID-19. Microgrants, which are provided to OpenStreetMap communities to support their local response to the pandemic, have been awarded to projects in Liberia, Uganda, Kenya and Mongolia. Over the next 6 months, these Microgrants will support the following work:

29 May, 2020

Rapid Response Microgrants: COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting communities across the globe in many shapes and forms.

17 April, 2020

Microgrants Progress

Here are a few updates from local communities all around the world who have received a Microgrant from HOT in 2018, all the more reason to donate to #mapthedifference in 2019!

27 November, 2018

GeoChicas: Mapping the path of women after the earthquake in Oaxaca

The earthquakes that occurred in September 2017 in Mexico affected different areas of the country, including Mexico City, Chiapas and the State of Oaxaca.

5 October, 2018

The Inaugral Data for Development Festival

From the 21st to 23rd March 2018 I was fortunate to attend and speak at the Data for Development Festival, the inaugural in-person gathering...

8 April, 2018

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team and UNHCR work together to empower refugees and hosting communities in Uganda

Uganda is the center of the world's fastest growing refugee crisis: every day around 2,000 people stream across Uganda's borders fleeing famine, drought and...

6 September, 2017

Volunteers in Uganda and Turkey Rally to Support Refugees on World Refugee Day

What connects Kampala and Istanbul? You might be thinking that Kampala and Istanbul are worlds apart, but volunteers in both cities rallied around a...

3 July, 2017

5,600,000 map edits to Eliminate Malaria

Malaria is a preventable and treatable infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes that kills more than one million people each year, most of them in...

19 May, 2017

How Youth Mappers in Uganda are improving their mapping skills through mapping with HOT for Malaria Elimination

During our 2nd year at University for our Internship in 2016 we were privileged to work with the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) in Uganda...

22 March, 2017

Learning from HOT Indonesia

From 8th to 29th January 2017, I am visiting HOT Indonesia in a Knowledge Exchange Program. Up to now, HOT has executed two projects...

27 January, 2017

Recent flooding in Dar Es Salaam shows need for maps

For the past 5 days it has been raining non-stop in Dar es Salaam, causing damaging floods across the city. Schools and hospitals have...

12 May, 2015

Updates from Dar es Salaam

For the past three weeks, the HOT team in Tanzania comprising of Steven Bukulu, Geoffrey Kateregga, Paul Uithol and Jeff  Haack has been involved...

22 April, 2015

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