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Plot 53 Kira Road, Kamwokya, Kampala, Uganda

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Uganda Stats:

Community Mappers Total number of Mappers using HOT Tasking Manager

Total Map Edits Total number of edits using HOT Tasking Manager from Missing Maps

Buildings Mapped Total number of buildings mapped using HOT Tasking Manager from Missing Maps

Roads Mapped (KM) Total length of roads mapped using HOT Tasking Manager from Missing Maps

Recent news from Uganda (View all news)

How We Responded to Covid-19 Pandemic by Mapping Ugandan Border Entry Towns (by MapUganda)

MapUganda has been mapping Ugandan border towns to help local health responders monitor potential avenues for Covid transmission.

MapUganda, Stellamaris Wavamunno Nakacwa, Ngumenawe Samson — — 30 March, 2021

Resilience Mappers from Uganda is our Summit 2020 Microgrant awardee!

Congratulations to Resilience Mappers for being selected as the recipient of the hOSM Summit 2020 microgrant!

Geoffrey Kateregga, Sophie Mower, Mikko Tamura — — 3 February, 2021

Developing a Web Map Repository of Kampala’s Informal Settlements (by Resilience Mappers)

Resilience Mappers has built a web dashboard for geospatial data to support efforts by the Ugandan government to help residents of low-income communities who have been most affected by Covid-19 lockdowns.

Resilience Mappers, Sophie Mower — — 6 January, 2021

Five OpenStreetMap Communities Receive Facebook Community Impact Microgrants

Five OSM communities, spread across the Philippines, Turkey, Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia, have received Facebook Community Impact Microgrants to support community engagement and training.

Sophie Mower — — 20 October, 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:

Sophie Mower, Rebecca Firth, Geoffrey Kateregga — — 29 May, 2020

Mapping Energy Saving Solutions in One of the Largest Refugee Settlements in Africa

In February 2020, HOT with support from the Response Innovation Lab in Uganda, carried out an extensive mapping exercise of all energy-saving solutions retail shops in Bidibidi settlement to better understand the existing market and inform the improvement of access to quality energy-saving products amongst the refugee population.

Sara Amadi, Shamilah Ssekandi Nassozi — — 28 April, 2020