Uchaguzi Planning & Training (Global)

Hello and thank you for joining our Uchaguzi global teams.

We've hosted a number of local Kenyan training sessions for live mapping using the Uchaguzi platform.

Join us for Uchaguzi Training. If you want to use the Uchaguzi platform and contribute to the online election monitoring team, then join training.  Learn more about Uchaguzi from our blog.

This is one of many training sessions in the coming weeks! More is more!

Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 EDT
Times: 20:00 - 21:00 EDT

This meetup is virtual via skype. Please contact heatherleson to join.


On our Wiki, we've created a wide range of documents about the Uchaguzi Kenya Elections project including partnership overviews, Digital Team Step by Step training and Team overviews (some research and background details to get you started.)  Videos coming soon!


1. Receive demo of Uchaguzi.co.ke

2. Learn about the Digital Team Workflow

3. Receive a team by team overview

4. Outline Privacy and Security Guidelines, review code of conduct, discuss scheduling

5. Q & A


The Uchaguzi teams:

Team descriptions

Join a team (Be sure to add your skype id so that we can reach you)

1. Technical Team support (testing, troubleshooting)
2. Media monitoring (Monitor local leaders and community reports, not mainstream news)
3. Swahili and Local Language Team (Translation of SMS and /or Tweets)
4. Reports Team (work with coordinators and verification team)
5. SMS Team (process SMS messages, work closely with Verification teams)
6. GeoLocation /Mapping (assist in the geolocation of reports)
7. Analysis and Research (work on framing the context of reports, visualizing it, sensemaking)
8. Verification team (Local team members and folks with experience mapping)


Hope you can join us!

Heather and Rob

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  • Catherine D.

    whoops, got the timing wrong on this one, will try to attend another session this week :)

    February 25, 2013

  • Per A.

    Something came up this evening - I swapped to the session on Wed at 3pm. Thanks

    February 25, 2013

  • omdesign

    c u tomorrow

    February 25, 2013

  • abjata

    Am confirming my participation

    February 25, 2013

  • Mario

    I have a class exactly at this time. I hope that I can get filled in afterwards! Cheers, Mario

    February 22, 2013

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