151 Digital Champions now trained to report FGM and GBV in their communities

By Herry Kasunga We recently shared news of the training of 59 Digital Champions in Butiama District, Tanzania. In total in June, we managed to train 151 new Digital Champions, made up of both male and female local volunteers who are fighting FGM and GBV. This training was made possible with support from UNFPA Tanzania. … Continue reading 151 Digital Champions now trained to report FGM and GBV in their communities

Mapping and the SDG’s

How mapping can help progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals Goal 1 – No Poverty End poverty in all its forms everywhere What Crowd2Map is doing: We are mapping basic services including education, water points, sanitation, and electricity We work with rural communities to map underrepresented villages. See our Missing Villages Project We are mapping … Continue reading Mapping and the SDG’s

Reflections on our 4th State of the Map Firenze

It was wonderful, if slightly overwhelming and sometimes surreal to finally meet so many fellow mappers again at SOTM Firenze last week, as well as so many new friends that I’d only interacted with online. This was my 4th in person event and it reinforced not only how much Crowd2Map has grown since Brussels 2016 but also how the … Continue reading Reflections on our 4th State of the Map Firenze

Our Partnerships

We partner with all organisations that share our aims. We have helped set up many Youthmapper groups in Tanzania and run monthly mapathons with them and their ambassadors such as Erick Tamba Mnyali.  We also run our internship program with them and HOTOSM. We also work closely with Open Map Development Tanzania with whom we … Continue reading Our Partnerships

Events & Awards

In 2020 we were awarded the Geospatial World Excellence Award for Crowdsourcing. Geospatial World Awards are internationally-acclaimed private awards recognising individuals and organisations behind remarkable innovations and ideas in the global geospatial industry.  Geospatial World Excellence Awards recognizes exemplary practices in various user segments across the globe. In 2019 we were awarded $9,000 from HOTOSM for the WomenConnect project, … Continue reading Events & Awards

About Us

Crowd2Map Tanzania has been mapping rural Tanzania into OpenStreetMap since October 2015. We have trained over 17,000 remote mappers from all over the world to map from satellite images and over 3000 field mappers to add their local knowledge to these base maps, mostly using the free smartphone app Organic Maps. We have also set up Youthmapper chapters in 16 … Continue reading About Us