Ushahidi is a non-profit technology company helping marginalized people raise their voice by using the concept of crowdsourcing for social activism, public accountability and crisis response

Tools and Features

  • offers products that enable local observers to submit reports using their phones or other devices, while simultaneously creating a temporal and geospatial archive of events
  • platform is often used for crisis response, human rights reporting, and election monitoring

Governance of Case

  • non-profit technology company founded in 2008
  • platform has been deployed over 125.000 times in over 160 countries

Drivers for Open Mobility

Open source humanitarian tool for “activist mapping” – the combination of social activism, citizen journalism and geospatial information.