Geohackweek 2018: Now Accepting Applications

Geohackweek 2018: Now Accepting Applications

Photo Credit: University of Washington eScience Institute Applications to participate in Geohackweek 2018 are now open! WHAT: Workshop on Geospatial Data Science WHEN: September 10-14, 2018 WHERE: University of Washington eScience Institute Geohackweek is a 5-day hackweek held at the University of Washington eScience Institute. Participants will learn about open source technologies used to analyze geospatial datasets.
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Children make the long walk home with containers of polluted water they scooped from holes they dug in a dry riverbed. (Note: Cheru out of the frame in these photos.) Carrying a tea kettle, Cheru Lotuliapus, 5, (wearing red skirt and green shirt) walks with other children twice a day to dig for water in a dry riverbed in West Pokot, Kenya.  A first-year kindergarten student, she carries water to school and returns home by way of the waterhole to refill her kettle. With other school children, she walks more than 6km a day for water.

Kenya
West Pokot County
Location: Ptoyo; sublocation: Kesot; village: Chepoyotwo
Sook program area

2018 Global 6K for Water: Run with Us!

Photo Credit: Kathryn Reid for World Vision Inc. Join the UW Freshwater Initiative at the 2018 Global 6K for Water on May 19, 2018 in Gas Works Park! WHAT: Global 6K for Water WHEN: May 19, 2018 WHERE: Gas Works Park, Seattle, WA Six kilometers is the average distance that people in the developing world must walk for water -water that isn’t always safe for human consumption.
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