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Random Hacks of Kindness – RHoK #3: Nairobi
Please join us on June 4th-5th for a RHoK hackathon in Nairobi!
Random Hacks of Kindness is a global community of innovation focused on developing practical open source solutions to disaster risk management and climate change Solutions developed by the RHoK community have been used by organizations like the World Bank, NGOs, the private sector and citizens in Japan, Haiti, Chile, Pakistan and other areas prone to disasters. These seeds hold great promise for the future. Read more ....
Hacking for Humanity
Throughout the weekend, we will be coding around problems related to natural disaster risk and climate change. RHoK has been working with subject matter experts around the world to develop problem statements addressing global disaster risk and climate change challenges. These problem statements will be the hacking challenges thrown out to the developers at the RHoK hackathon. See those statements as they develop at www.rhok.org.
At the end of the weekend, we'll invite you to share your RHoK application with the group with the potential to win prizes and see your work put to use on the ground to save lives and alleviate suffering.
Date: June 4th and 5th, 2011
Location: *iHub_ Nairobi (map)
We will provide facilities, power, food and refreshments to help you write your application. Just bring your laptop, ideas, and enthusiasm to complete the mix.
For more information, please visit RHoK website.