Juliana R afromusing. OryOkolloh kenyanpundit. Ory Okolloh on becoming an activist. David Kobia (dkobia) Ushahidi's David Kobia Named Humanitarian of the Year. Ushahidi is a web-based platform that allows anyone to gather distributed data via SMS, email or web and visualize it on a map or timeline.
The goal is to create a way of aggregating information from the public for use in crisis response. In 2008, Ushahidi was awarded $25,000 after winning the NetSquared N2Y3 Mashup Challenge. Since then, the Project has seen massive growth and success in information sharing during disaster and crisis situations. Patrick Meier patrickmeier. ErikHersman whiteafrican. ErikHersman reporting Crisis via texting. Henry Addo eyedol.