Announcements

The Invisibles: Finding the Citizen Voice in the Extractives Sector

Kenya has a vast array of natural resources. From Gold and Gemstones to soapstone and fluorspar to Titanium and Oil, Kenya is rich with natural minerals that have the potential…

Welcoming new team members

Period Zero: A necessity for successful programmes and where we are now

A few years ago, at the Africa Open Data Conference, I spoke about the value of "Period Zero" in the planning and development of programmes. I was talking about the…

Period Zero: A necessity for successful programmes and where we are now

A few years ago, at the Africa Open Data Conference, I spoke about the value of "Period Zero" in the planning and development of programmes. I was talking about the…
Ability: We are Back

Ability: We are Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZF0_HOuH78 We are excited to be back after a long silence since we started the Ability Project in 2018. As you will recall, last year, we worked with volunteers to…
Our Website Reloaded (Again)

Our Website Reloaded (Again)

Today, we relaunch (again!) our new website. This would be the fourth iteration of our website since we started out in September 2012. What's more, is that it is the…

We welcome Executive Order on Procurement

The Open Institute welcomes the news that President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday signed an executive order requiring all government entities and public owned institutions to publish details of tenders and awards…

We have Rebranded!

Today, marks a new chapter in our lives. We have rebranded. For the past six years, we have come a long way - from once being horribly incubated by another…

Introducing The Ability Project

Do me a favour: think back to earlier this morning when you were getting yourself showered and dressed. Perhaps like me, you enjoy catching up with the news on in…

Announcing the Kaya Community Lab

The team at the Open Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Kaya Community Lab. This initiative brings together various stakeholders in communities and/or organisations to address specific, identified…