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Press - February 28, 2017
Nairobi GNU/Linux Users Group Meetup on March 4th
Come join the Nairobi GNU/Linux Users Group meetup on Saturday, March 4th at the Ona Kenya office from 4PM to 7PM EAT. Ona engineer, Njagi Mwaniki will be giving a 30-minute talk on a bot he made for the group’s IRC channel using Haskell. His talk will be followed by an open discussion session. Snacks will be
Press - February 05, 2017
New Murals in the Nairobi Office
The walls in our Nairobi office are starting to look better! Onto a workroom wall, Roger Wong painted the image from the December newsletter. Check out a timelapse of half of the progress below. Tip: recharge your batteries before starting a timelapse :). In the breakroom, we commmissioned a group of rising local artists to paint
Press - December 21, 2016
Thank you and happy holidays 2016!
With 2016 coming to an end, the whole Ona team wanted to send a “Thank You” to all of the customers, users, friends, and family of Ona. To show how happy we are to have your support, we created the Thank you / happy holidays survey. Since so many of you use Ona for mapping points,
Press - September 30, 2016
Highlights of The World Vision Tech Expo
Ona at the World Vision Tech Expo Last week, World Vision held a technology expo at the Great Rift Valley Lodge in Naivasha. Professionals and technology firms, including Ona, were in attendance to network and learn about the great work others are doing. As a social enterprise that uses technology to make data accessible, we
Press - September 26, 2016
Ona at the 4th International Humanitarian Conference
Ona participated in the 4th International Humanitarian Conference at The Boma Hotel in Nairobi from 21st – 22nd September. The two-day conference was organized by the Inter-Agency Working Group on Disaster Preparedness for East and Central Africa in collaboration with Christian Blind Mission, Handicap International, HelpAge International, Christian Aid International, Save the Children and World
Press - September 15, 2016
Don't Settle. Get The Right Data Collection Tool For Your Survey
Whether you are an organization carrying out humanitarian/development initiatives around the world, or a student carrying out research for a project, when it comes to selecting a data collection tool for your next survey, choosing the first result on Google’s first page may not be the wisest choice to make. You have to be thorough
Press - August 30, 2016
Karibu Megan and Henry!
We are happy to introduce Megan Schroeder and Henry Ng’enda, the new members of the Ona team. Megan is taking over from Sylvia Musula as our new support and M&E manager, handling client projects, and overseeing the support team. She has a degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Master of
Press - July 26, 2016
Welcome Jason and Kipsigei!
Last week saw two new members join our cause… introducing Jason Rogena and Kipsigei Cheroigin! Jason has joined us as a software developer for Android. He previously worked as a developer for Sendy where he managed the servers and back end code. At Ona, he will be helping out on the OpenSRP Team and aid
Press - June 22, 2016
Ona now fully supports HXL
We are really excited to announce that Ona now fully supports the Humanitarian Exchange Language, or HXL. HXL is designed to improve information sharing during a humanitarian crisis by creating a simple way to promote interoperablity of data. It does this through an ingenius approach of coding data through hashmarks (#), similar to Twitter. Part of
Press - May 23, 2016
Ona at the World Humanitarian Summit This Week
Ona will be at the 2016 World Humnitarian Summit in Istanbul on May 23 and 24. We’ll be at the Innovation Market Place in booth 039 to talk about our work in Somalia with DFID. We’ll also be available to talk about the Ona platform. Stop by the booth to say hello!