A general reflection on the Jungle and using Kobo Toolbox by Padmini GopalRead more "Elysium fields"
Since we planned to take Sunday off, one would expect to be sleeping till noon and relaxing all day. Well, that was not the case for Zaroorat.Read more "Day 6 – Rest Day! Or Not…"
Moving accommodation, Kobo locating missed shelters. Written by Tudor EtchellsRead more "Day 5 – Missed food and shelters"
Calais changes, Calais is unmappable. Yet, this is what we have come here for. Written by Christoph TrostRead more "Day 4 – Before mapping the unmappable"
Further trials using Kobo Toolbox, and a debriefing with Sam, the coordinator of L’Auberge’s Mobile Distribution division.Read more "Day 3 – Trials and Feedback"
Understanding L’Auberge’s assessment survey’s, and the first round of trials using Kobo–a data collection, aggregation, and analysis tool.Read more "Day 2 – Testing the Software in the Field"
A day working with L’Auberge to understand how Zaroorat can accommodate their needs.Read more "Day 1 – Liaising with L’Auberge"
World Refugee Day. 10.30am departure from London; arrive in Calais at 5.30pm, after a delay. CRS clash with refugees and asylum seekers in Calais, teargas fired. Zaroorat Data Project plans review and revised.Read more "Day 0 – Arrival"
By liaising closely with refugees and displaced persons, the goal of the Zaroorat Data Project is to communicate their specific humanitarian needs to aid organisations and to empower change-makers with the information they need to improve aid delivery and services.Read more "Zaroorat Data Project, a brief overview"
Blog post written by Jae June. Photographs taken by Salsabeel and Shyamli, unless indicated otherwise. The camp in Calais is not a refugee camp – it is a slum. It is hidden on the outskirts of the city so that it might be forgotten like a bad dream. The government of France too has refused […]Read more "April Desk Review: Day 2"