Refugee Community Motorcycle Mapping, South Sudan Border Regions

Introduction As Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Uganda, our presence in the country involves two arms of activity which are the benchmark of the OpenStreetMap democratic ethos. These are Capacity-Building (Training) and Data Collection (Mapping). The partnership with USSD allows us to strongly pursue these aims in with significant impact, amongst refugee and host communities in Northern Uganda. Continue Reading »

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Job

We are looking for a ‘Sundance’ to my ‘Butch’, a ‘Robin’ to my ‘Batman’. Please read, share, and apply. This is an extremely exciting job which is literally about changing the world. I have ended-up in Uganda, in charge of HOT’s operations here amongst the refugee settlements in the North. The local and international community Continue Reading »

John Roberts Farewell

J.P Roberts I found out today that John Roberts died. He left us last Thursday. Driving through Downtown Washington D.C. in the baking heat, I had just finished bartering a second-hand folding bike for my hand-restored boat. I know how to fix this broken bike. I had the confidence to learn how to fix the Continue Reading »

JHP Allan ‘Leaf’ by Niggle.

  My dad, beautifully reading a poignant tale of visionary humanity and excruciating humility, a few years before he died. Written by one of his old lecturers at Cambridge University, J.R.R.Tolkien. I still have his lecture notes, and some from C.S. Lewis and F.R.Leavis, too! 01 J H P Allan- ‘Leaf’ by Niggle