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Jay Bhalla

Jay Bhalla

Director, Founder & Trustee

Jay Bhalla is an innovation strategist and Open Data Advocate, who helped pioneer Kenya’s digital revolution. He helped design the Kenyan government’s 2006 ICT policy that kick-started the nation’s innovation and digital startup culture, and played a leading role in shaping the Kenya Open Data Initiative (KODI).

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Elgeyo Marakwet Data Portal

The Elgeyo Marakwet County Open County Data platform is a

SDG Tracker

Measuring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Farmers Data

This project sought to find out the information from farmers


Your taxes are keeping things moving – paying for our


Presidential pardon form, that inmates (Jail) can fill online to

Global Goals for Local Impact

The Global Goals for Local Impact is an initiative that

Maarifa Platform

The Council of Governors and its partners have established the

Open County

The Open County Initiative is a project within the Devolution


Kenya Devolution Hub provides a comprehensive source of publications on