How I run my Ushahidi project while staying in a refugee camp

You may be wondering what Ushahidi is. Ushahidi (meaning ‘testimony’ in Swahili), is an open source tool which allows users to crowdsource crisis information via a web form, mobile phone, or Twitter. It also uses news sources to document and verify incidents. It was created by an African tech company specializing in data collection and visualization. It was originally developed to map incidents of violence during the Kenyan elections in 2008. Now …