[Talk-gh] OSM in Ghana, Way forward

Sylvester Adjapong adjapongs at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 03:02:05 UTC 2016


Hi Alert Bouterse,

Thanks for your feedback, OSM Ghana has a project coming up that aligns
with your idea stated.
We will keep you posted if anything.

Cheers,
Sylvester




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On 20 June 2016 at 22:47, Alert Bouterse <alert at bouterse.com> wrote:

> Dear mappers,
>
> I have I idea already for years, how to enlarge the group of mappers. It
> starts with the youth. I wass thinking about contacting schools ( SHS) as a
> guest lesson (Geography) about awareness of a needing  good map and teach
> them how to edit there own environment. Starting with paper prints and
> filling the details. And then as a next step, how to edit the map. My only
> problem is that I don't live in Ghana. That way you can make the youth
> enthusiastic about our goal and let the number of volunteers grow.
>
> I saw some material to use to teach on http://learnosm.org/en/
> Hope to hear you're vision on this.
>
> Greetings,
>
> Alert Bouterse
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Op 18 jun. 2016 23:46 schreef "Enock Seth Nyamador" <kwadzo459 at gmail.com>:
>
> Good Evening Mappers,
>
> Hope this finds you all in good health. I can say we're almost 30+ on this
> list and is because of a common goal; Open Geodata through OpenStreetMap
> platform and beyond.
>
> OpenStreetMap as I know is not all about the map data but also community;
> the people who make the maps, this got me into sending OSM messages to
> users who have mapped in Ghana.
>
> Over this week, myself and other mappers have been thinking out how to we
> can grow OpenStreetMap Ghana as a community and whole. As a community what
> do we need or need to do; organize mapathons, projects, what problems can
> we solve with data from OSM, etc.
>
> Which organizations to partner with? I believe there are companies and
> users in Ghana who use data from OSM but just don't know how to give back
> not that the're not willing.
>
> Communities needs leaders (not political as in Ghana :D).
>
> Let's keep the discussion going.
>
> OSM Regards,
>
> - Enock
>
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