Friday, October 30, 2009

Updates - October 30, 2009

  • Launched newly re-designed website on Oct 29th. Please check it out and let us know your comments/feedbacks.
  • Ushahidi Multiple Instances (UMI) support work is nearing completion with help from Ian Pye and our friends at Ushahidi. The current plan is to have a demo instance for UMI setup under Kiirti, just in time for the TEDIndia conference.
  • Work on FixOurCity Mumbai for Flood and Disaster Management started several weeks ago. Volunteers from NMIMS and HHI began working with eMoksha on requirements, design and implementation of the platform.
  • Last week, we successfully hired our first full-time Social Entrepreneurship Intern + Project Manager in Bangalore to help with eMoksha's projects, specifically Kiirti. Thanks to Shekhar Mittal from Praja for the timely help.
  • VoteReport Sudan project proposal was accepted by SIRP board and work is planned to begin early next week to setup a prototype instance.
  • CrimeReport Panama is pending grant approval at ICFJ end. Most likely, a decision will be made before end of December.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Updates - October 7, 2009

  • eMoksha and Ushahidi to work together on enabling Multiple Hosted Instances support for the versatile Ushahidi reporting platform.
  • Requirements discussion started for Kiirti, a one-stop citizen reporting and petitioning platform for India. More details to follow soon.
  • Mumbai Disaster Management system implementation to start next week in co-ordination with HHI and NMIMS.