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Friday, September 6 • 12:55pm - 1:00pm
Stories from Our Litter

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Waste Management is a challenge globally, in African cities littering is proving to be a menace . #Nailitter seeks to solve this through a mix of artistic data visualisation and data science. Making art based experiences that inform city dwellers of their littering patterns, habits and effects on environment then enabling the public to respond to these art works and interact with the process of creation of new iterations on these pieces based on the new data is desired. We are creating a marketplace for citizens photojournalist who are making a better world through citizen action, good deeds are rewarded. #Nailitter seek to raise the state of sanitation in the city by creating a network of independent contractible litter reporters.

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Wekesa Zablon

Regional Coordinator, African Circular Economy Network (ACEN)
Wekesa Zablon is a Regional Coordinator for the African Circular Economy Network (ACEN), an organiser for OpenIDEO Nairobi Chapter and a Founder of the UON Bikeshare (bikeshare.c4dlab.ac.ke) program. He holds a Bachelors of Arts and Design degree from University of Nairobi (2011).“Wekesa... Read More →


Friday September 6, 2019 12:55pm - 1:00pm
Academy Hall FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave, 8th Floor, Washington, DC
  • session type Plenary Talk

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