Starting the Dar Es Salaam Sanitation Hackathon


The sun has risen and hacking has begun! Flickr and Twitter hashtags are #bongosafi. We started off with the usual introductions from problem statement owners and ministry officials. Got a bit of a shake on by loosening up people and getting the hackers to communicate.

Teams starting the design process
Teams starting the design process

Now we’ve just started the grind. Design work is under way, numerous flip charts are being used. The aim will be to catalog as much of this as we can. From this start developing the sanitation problems ailing 2.5 billion people globally. This starts now!

Written and posted from the Sanitation Hackathon, COSTECH, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (-6.77457, 39.24125)

 

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Author: Mark Iliffe

Traveller, Programmer, Geospatialist and Motorcyclist

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