Uchaguzi: Merging Local and Digital

By Joseph
  Published 19 Feb 2013
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Uchaguzi: Merging Local and Digital

Planning and training:

We have two types of teams you can join:Community Working GroupsandUchaguzi Digital Teams. Nairobi-based folks are invited to attend in person training this week. We will be hosting online training in the coming week for digital participants. Tuesday, February 19(Community Working Groups) Thursday. February 21(Uchaguzi training) Saturday, February 23(Uchaguzi training) Monday, February 25(Uchaguzi training) Uchaguzi translation (photo: Angie demo’ing KiSwahili translation)

How to get involved:

Small Asks:

1. Share this tweet or post to Facebook? “Uchaguzi is a community and movement to monitor the Kenyan elections: https://uchaguzi.co.ke/, Email: [email protected], Twitter: #uchaguzi or SMS: 3002” 2. Help us find volunteers? We will need many hands to help build Uchaguzi. Can you share with your networks and help us build local and global teams to monitor for free and fair Kenyan elections? Sample Tweet: “Uchaguzi is a community and movement to monitor the Kenyan elections. Won’t you join us in making voices heard? Join a team “

Big asks:

1. Help Test the new Uchaguzi Platform: Our platform is live at uchaguzi.co.ke. The dev site is http://uchaguzi.ushahididev.com We are still testing and pushing new code daily. Would you have a few moments to take a spin and help us test? How to test: 1. Create your account on http://uchaguzi.ushahididev.com 2. Ping us on skype or irc to be upgraded to admin. Or email: please contact linda @ushahidi.com, [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected] 3. Test and add items toUchaguzi testing spreadsheetorgithub 2. Build and edit Documentation: If you have deployment experience, can you help us build documentation and training? See ourUchaguzi landing pages on the wiki. Ping @heatherleson or [email protected] 3.Join Local and digital teams. Become a team leader. We are seeking TEAM Coordinators in Nairobi, DC or globally for a few of these teams. You will need to have previous deployment experience.See the roles available. Please contact Heather Leson ([email protected]) or Angela Odour ([email protected]) for more details. There are over 100 folks signed up to help make Uchaguzi possible both offline and online.Here’s a note we shared with them. We will be sharing many updates in the coming days. Uchaguzi Report Anatomy Thanks!
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