Tag: governments

by Juliana Rotich

At Ushahidi, we have interacted with various organizations around the world, and the key thing we remember from reaching out to some NGOs (non-governmental organizations) in Kenya is that we faced a lot of resistance when we began in 2008, with organizations not willing to share data which was often in PDFs and not in […] more »

by Rich Gordon

Ryan Mark, one of the first two winners of our journalism scholarships for computer programmers, wonders why it’s so hard to get usable government data. I wrapped up my second quarter of journalism school and my daily reporting class a couple of weeks ago. Learning firsthand what goes into a simple news article gave me […] more »