I love the vision you all have for how this can continue to help transform the community in which you work. I think about how having real time access to accurate maps has helped make me more informed and more efficient in my everyday life in ways I never could have imagined a few years ago, and realize that the possibilities for how this project can positively influence the Lwala community are truly endless. Great work and thanks for sharing your vision and passion!
I love the idea and the vision you all have for serving this community. You clearly are thinking about all the ways you can deploy your existing resources most efficiently and really make the most of an already-thriving CHW network. Hopefully this initiative helps you all get the resources and funds you need to launch this mapping project.
You outlined really well the ways Open Street Map has been used in the past and how you see it contributing effectively to your goal of cutting child mortality in half by 2016. What other unintended benefits do you envision might result from having such a detailed map of the area that is constantly being updated by CHWs on the ground?