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A Photo Story: Community-led Enumeration in Action

By Ava Rose Hoffman and Yolande Hendler (on behalf of CORC) A variety of methodologies exist for gathering data on informal settlements.  The SA SDI Alliance follows the practice of community administered enumerations and community-led settlement mapping using GIS technology. An enumeration refers to a detailed household level surveys that engages community members on socio-economic […]

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FEDUP’s Women-Driven Data Capturing

By Anni Beukes (cross-posted from SDI Secretariat) Last week, the South African SDI Alliance’s Data Capturing Team reported back to the South African Federation’s (FEDUP) community leaders in Cape Town on their work over the past eight months. This team have not only assisted in co-designing and beta testing of some of the key features […]

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Putting K2 and Green Park on the Map – Mapping Exchange in Cape Town

By Julia Stricker (on behalf of SDI Secretariat) ***Cross-posted from SDI Blog*** During a very successful learning exchange focused around settlement level data visualisation and mapping, community members from K2 and Green Park, two informal settlements in Cape Town, created digital maps of their neighbourhoods.  Siyaunya puts his head over the GPS device and enters […]

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