WikiProject Uganda/June Makerere Workshops

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A 2 day workshop exploring community mapping and reporting technologies and skills, and their use in real community problem solving.

Goals

  • Exposure to mapping and reporting tools for participants.
  • Strategic suggestions for Cities Alliance and Makerere University's summer projects
  • Build up and connections of Uganda and East African mapping communities

When

2 Days
Wednesday 20-06 (Mapping Day)
Thursday 21-06 (Expert Meeting/Reporting)

GroundTruth and Fruits of Thought preparation Monday 18-06 (Initial meetings & set up)
Tuesday 19-06 (Exchanging knowledge)
Friday 22-06 (Wrap Up)

Participants

A. Mapping Event (Wednesday 20-06)

Total: 36-38 individuals

Participants

  • Makerere University School of Architecture (20 students & 2 Staff)
  • Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (7 persons)

Seniors

  • GroundTruth (2 persons)
  • Map Kibera (1 person)
  • Worldbank (1 person)
  • Fruits of Thought (4-6 persons)

B. Expert Meeting (Thursday 21-06)

Total: 40 individuals

Participants

  • Makerere University School of Architecture (20 students & 2 Staff)
  • Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (7 persons)

Seniors

  • GroundTruth (2 persons)
  • Kibera (1 person)
  • Worldbank (1 person)
  • Fruits of Thought (4 persons)

Experts

  • National Water & Sewerage Corporation (1 person) pending
  • Makindye Division (Andrew, Head Road Maintenance) confirmed
  • Women of Uganda Network (Milton) confirmed
  • Umeme Ltd. (Mr. Bwire Kevin GIS manager at Umeme Ltd.) pending

Program:

  1. Set the goal of the session (5 min)
    1. Explore ways how different community generated maps can help in existing processes that happen in a city
  2. Introductions of Field Specialists (5 minutes each, total 30 min)
    1. Subject: How do we deliver service XYZ to the community?
  3. Walkaround session in X corners where each Specialism is challenged with process issues (that are geospatial) (fix broken wire, find client etc) 4x15 min 1 hour)

Coffeebreak During the break the specialists & team decide on 1 issue per sheet to workout

  1. Breakout sessions to discuss: (1 hour)
    1. How does the process work?
    2. Who are the stakeholders?
    3. Who contributes to the map?
    4. Who uses the map during the process?
    5. How does the map actually look like? (output)
    6. How does the process look like? (output)
  2. Present the maps & processes back to the group (30 min)
  3. Evaluation: How far have we achieved the goal of the session? (10 min)

Facilitators & Partners

  • Worldbank (Joshua & Mark)
  • Fruits of Thought (Reinier, Kim, Douglas, Ketty)
  • GroundTruth (Mikel & Erica)
  • Map Kibera (Kepha)
  • Makerere University (Dr. Stephen Mukiibi)
  • Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (Mr. Mabala-Shibuta)

Resources

Activities

Day 1 - Wednesday 20-06

  • 09.30 - 10.45 (Studio 5)
    • Opening Circle Mikel
    • Introduction Mikel
    • Map With Your Feet Kim
  • 10.45 - 11.00 Tea Break
  • 11.00 - 1:00
    • Form teams. These teams will stay for the rest of the workshop. Kathy and Kim
    • GPS Instructions ALL(and, camera instruction)
    • Dividing the Pie ALL
    • Mapping
    • Circle
  • 1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
  • 2.00 - 02.30 (Computer Lab)
    • Map Kibera experience in community information: Presentation, Kepha
  • 2:30 - 3:30
    • Intro to OSM: Douglas
    • Editing
  • 3:30: Tea
  • 3:45 - 4:30
    • Editing
  • 4:30 - 5:00
    • Photomapping demo/Animation: Mikel

Day 2 - Thursday 21-06

  • 10.30 - 11:15
  • Expert Presentations: facilitated by Reinier
    • National Water & Sewerage Corporation (1 person)
    • Makindye Division (Andrew, Head Road Maintenance)
    • Women of Uganda Network (Mildred)
    • Umeme Ltd. (Mr. Bwire Kevin GIS manager at Umeme Ltd.)
  • 11:15 - 11.30 Tea Break
  • 11:30 - 1:00
    • Group Map Brainstorm and Report Back Reinier
    • Team Break Out: 5 story ideas
    • Share Back story ideas
  • 1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
  • 2:00 - 2:45:
  • Intro to Reporting
    • Reporting discussion: why report, what to report, how to report? Erica
    • Ushahidi demo
  • 2:45 - 4:00

Lab time in groups:

  • Each Team to produce at least one story on Ushahidi
    • Teams encouraged to specialize into mappers, reporters, etc.
    • Give some examples from Kenya and Tanzania
  • 04.00 - 04.15 Tea Break
  • 04.15 - 05.00 Presentation of Maps, Photos and Stories on the Blog by each Team.
  • 05.00 - 05.15 Share Back and Reflection
  • 05.15 - 05.30 Closing Circle

Venue

Makerere University (20 & 21 June)

  • Both Computer Lab & Discussion Room are confirmed
  • Capacity both rooms is all right for 35 people and more

Fruits of Thought (18, 19 & 22 June)

  • Computer Lab of KampaBits is available (technical sessions)
  • Veranda of Mountbatten can serve too (circle & break out sessions)

Catering

Makerere University (20 & 21 June)

  • catering facilities are present, awaiting confirmation price for
    • 35 people
    • 2 days
    • including morning tea break, lunch & afternoon tea break

Fruits of Thought (18, 19 & 22 June)

  • "Lunch + coffee, tea & sodas throughout the day can be catered for 5 USD/pp."

Questions

  • Josh: What are essential partner meetings to have prior to workshop, on June 18. (Ministry of Lands, UN Habitat Social Tenure Domain Model, World Bank Urban Sector)


Resournces

  1. http://www.imacitychanger.org/imacc/