MALAWI DATA TEAM GAVE DATA LITERACY TRAINING

WHAT IS DATA LITERACY Data literacy  is the ability to read, create and communicate data as information, as well as understanding the possibilities of using data and its consequences. We tailor our data literacy trainings to the specific needs of the Red Cross National Societies.  WHO WAS THIS TRAINING FOR   Participants to the data literacy training were from:  Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) staff… Read More

DATA COLLABORATIVE FOR SDGs IN MALAWI

THE INCEPTION WORKSHOP: In Malawi there are many data providers and data users and each of them uses different platforms and tools. The first step of building a data collaborative in a country is bringing these preexisting data ecosystems, stakeholders to the table and documenting the available relevant data with them. At 510 we do this…

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PREDICTING FLOOD IMPACT IN MALAWI

I first came upon 510 when searching for a thesis subject. They had already worked on Priority Index Models (PIM ) for typhoons in the Philippines with a vision to do the same for all vulnerable communities across the globe. I have had an interest in humanitarian aid for a long time, specifically in potential applications…

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