Ushahidi is a NetSquared Mashup Challenge Finalist

We’re proud to announce that Ushahidi has been voted in as one of the 21 finalists for a chance at the NetSquared Mashup Challenge $100,000 prize money for further development. Thank you to everyone who voted and has made this a reality! Next Steps We need you to leave comments on our blog (here) or […]

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Margaret is hosting IDPs – An appeal for assistance

This is an appeal to those in Kenya, and can help in a direct manner, please consider this. There is a lady who needs help Margaret N. Muturi on 0728 573 303, She lives in Kiambaa Karuri Njoro Village and is hosting 20 IDP’s displaced are from Molo. She needs humanitarian assistance and business capital. […]

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REPORT ON POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE IN KENYA – UN Human Rights Team

A pdf document has been made available to Ushahidi by the UN Human Rights Team, you can download the Final OHCHR Kenya report 19 March2008.pdf Below is the summary and press release. UN HUMAN RIGHTS TEAM ISSUES REPORT ON POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE IN KENYA The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) issued […]

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Msafara – Wheels of Hope

On the Msafara blog are pictures from the Wheels of Hope initiative that was formed by a coalition of churches. The pictures show food and supplies being distributed to the displaced in Nakuru. The rest of the itinerary for the convoy includes the following stops: NAKURU Tue Mar 11th: * Msafara travels to Nakuru * […]

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Nancy’s Story – Life in an IDP Camp

The clip below gives a glimpse into the Nancy’s ardous life at an IDP camp near Mathare. It is very difficult for her, being pregnant and trying to survive in an unsanitary environment, where food, water and cooking fuel is scarce. The clip was filmed by Slum-tv reporters, who had been reporting on life in […]

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