Grassroots

Women don’t go into mines

A look into the gender dynamics in the Extractives Sector. During our extractives scoping study in various counties, we had the opportunity to meet with artisan miners and get to…

Gold Rush: Artisan Miners battle with underground water in search of wealth

In the last few weeks, we have travelled to different parts of Kenya to meet with artisan miners and listen to them tell us about their circumstances. We wanted to…

When it comes to aid transparency, there’s something more important than data

This is a Post written by Jennifer Lentfer for OXFAM America Tech geek proclaims the unthinkable! Says that when it comes to aid transparency, “There’s something more important than data.” “Even…

Defining Grassroots – Google Hangout Summary

Over the last month or two, we’ve made a strategic decision to dedicate a huge part of our work to serve grassroots communities and we’ve increasingly found ourselves thinking about…

Defining Grassroots Google Hangout – Thursday, 7 November at 4pm (EAT)

As we bridge gaps between open data ecosystems, we continually ask ourselves what impact our work has on grassroot communities and how open data can be used to improve their…