Ladies Mapping Party Programme

0900h -Arrive at venue, meet and greet 1000h - Presentation by event leader, include overview of focus area for mapping 1100h - Begin hands on map session: Areas of mapping interest include schools, health centers, market centers, community development projects, restaurants, roads etc. 1300h - Quick break for questions/group discussion, refreshments 1400h - Continue mapping [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:10+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Google Mapping Bash

Dear Ladies , Do you want to change the world?  Join us at iHub on 12 February 2011 for a Mapping Party using Google Map Maker! There are places around the globe that still do not have access to high quality maps, but we can change this using Google Map Maker. We are going to [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:10+00:00 January 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meeting With Tim Kelly from Infodev

Akirachix had the pleasure of meeting with Tim Kelly from infodev.Tim is the lead ICT specialist from infodev And he had just stopped by to personally congratulate the Akirachix for winning the Mobile Social Grant from infodev,and also to lay out some logistic.Akirachix will be the organization implementing mobile social networking activities in Kenya.We are [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:11+00:00 December 3rd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MapMa3: ipo48 weekend

I could not wait for the ipo48 weekend, what, 48 hours of code? How awesome could one weekend be? I was working on a project/ startup idea and i called it MapMa3. The main reasoning behind the idea is there are many matatus and many matatu routes in Nairobi, most of this information [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:12+00:00 November 8th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The passing of a young change maker, Pascal

They say its a small world, and so is life, we celebrate today, we mourn tomorrow, we are here today and tomorrow we are gone..... It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of one of our Akishika training project trainers, Pascal. We, the Akirachix send our deepest condolences to his family, friends, [...]

By | 2010-11-01T14:05:36+00:00 November 1st, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Samsung contest announced @Mobile Monday

Amazingly today's Mobile Monday was attended by many .To start the event John Wesonga introduced the host and the theme 'Developers and Opportunities for Monetization'.He also introduced the Kenyan chapter Mobile monday team consisting of: James Mwendo -Media portal lead, Nelly Ndonye -communication lead John Wesonga - Head of the team. He introduced Mark Mwangela [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:13+00:00 October 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mocality Launch

Mocality had their launch party/cocktail just last week,attracting quite a number of people,they certainly know how to throw a bash,there was plenty of food and drinks,the launch kicked off immediately with Joshua Mwaniki,Mocality's Country manager for Kenya welcoming the guest,and also introducing the day speaker Stefan Magdalinski,who is the CEO of Mocality,who gave us a [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:13+00:00 September 30th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mobile Monday turns 10

As Mobile  Monday celebrates its 10 years community collaboration and innovation at Helsinki, Finland, the Kenyan chapter held its monthly meetup at  the iHub where by virtual city presented their project which won the Nokia’s Growth Economy Venture Challenge. Mobile Distributor Solution app which supports small and micro enterprises in emerging markets. The team which [...]

By | 2010-09-27T19:46:15+00:00 September 27th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Akirachix represented in 1%event

Great experience Akirachix have had during the 1%event live streaming among three countries-Kenya, Cameroon,Netherlands. The 1%EVENT is the Open Space event that connects people with smart ideas for projects that stimulate the self reliance of individuals anywhere in the world and improve their standard of living. Location:n@iLAB Time :1000hrs-1700hrs We did a case [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:17:13+00:00 September 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments