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Mapping Our World: Saving Lives

January 28, 2021
In this episode, Omowonuola explores the world of volunteering with Geoffrey Kateregga, who works with Humanitarian OSM as the Community Manager, East Africa Hub. He enjoys impacting the world through volunteering and mapping and encourages more local participation. Do you care about volunteering but do not know how to start? Join us as we share tips and tricks to get you started;
What to listen for :
 
 
Participate in humanitarian mapping: https://tasks.hotosm.org
 
Get tutorials on how to get started with OSM: https://learnosm.org/en/
 
 
Get some data with the Overpass API: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Overpass_API
 
Get more OSM data using QGIS plugin - OSM downloader or Quick OSM
 
Start a youth mapper chapter in your university today https://www.youthmappers.org/on-boarding

 

To read more on the HOT's Audacious projects, visit https://www.hotosm.org/projects/audacious/
 

 

You can reach out to our guest via email at geoffrey.kateregga@hotosm.org or on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kateregga1
 
Happy to connect with you: https://twitter.com/Svelte_mo
 

 

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