Geoffrey currently serves as a GIS Training Officer and Community Programs Assistant 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.
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!
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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