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Hi Uchenna Okafor, thank you for reading our proposal and for your questions! In our projects we are very conscious not to address project participants in broad categories e.g. 'migrants', since there is such diversity within this group. Understanding who's not in the room - what marginalised groups we need to actively include in our projects - is really important. Regarding disabled communities specifically, our team in Indonesia has worked extensively with disabled communities to map evacuation routes during disasters (quick video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI1UmwpVFqw) and we hope to learn from their approach to best adapt to this context. Two things we would pay particular attention to are accessibility of transport routes, and medical services, amongst other ideas sourced from the communities themselves during project inception. Thanks very much, and let me know if you have more questions!

Hi Sadam Matsawili, thank you for taking the time to read our proposal! There's more information on www.hotosm.org if you'd like to learn about our approach. Thanks, Rebecca

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Rebecca commented on VenEscuela

Me encanta la idea y el hecho que ya esta en camino, apoyado por las autoridades como el DRE-L. Cuales son las edades priorizadas por el programa? Es decir, es mas para jovenes, o ninos de primaria? POr otro lado, entiendo que tiene un componente educativo - como es la relacion entre el contenido del programa (por ejemplo en geografia o historia) y el curriculo nacional?