Press - November 10, 2017

Champions and super users: the health workers behind BID’s success

Ona is partnering with PATH and the Zambian Ministry of Health and local technology partner, BlueCode, to adapt OpenSRP to the vaccination workflows of health workers in Zambia’s Southern Province. We wrote earlier this year about the project, which is in support of the Better Immunization Data (BID) Initiative. We are excited to repost this article

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Press - May 05, 2017

Ona at the 2017 ICT4D Conference

Ona will be at the 2017 ICT4D Conference in Hyderabad on 15–16 May 2017. Erick Ngwiri, Director of Client Solutions, will be speaking about Empowering organizations worldwide with collective intelligence. His talk will focus on how Ona uses geospatial check-ins to improve the targeting and delivery of IRS malaria spraying in over 120,000 homes in

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Press - February 28, 2017

Nairobi GNU/Linux Users Group Meetup on March 4th

Come join the Nairobi GNU/Linux Users Group meetup on Saturday, March 4th at the Ona Kenya office from 4PM to 7PM EAT. Ona engineer, Njagi Mwaniki will be giving a 30-minute talk on a bot he made for the group’s IRC channel using Haskell. His talk will be followed by an open discussion session. Snacks will be

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Press - February 05, 2017

New Murals in the Nairobi Office

The walls in our Nairobi office are starting to look better! Onto a workroom wall, Roger Wong painted the image from the December newsletter. Check out a timelapse of half of the progress below. Tip: recharge your batteries before starting a timelapse :). In the breakroom, we commmissioned a group of rising local artists to paint

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Press - December 21, 2016

Thank you and happy holidays 2016!

With 2016 coming to an end, the whole Ona team wanted to send a “Thank You” to all of the customers, users, friends, and family of Ona. To show how happy we are to have your support, we created the Thank you / happy holidays survey. Since so many of you use Ona for mapping points,

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Press - September 30, 2016

Highlights of The World Vision Tech Expo

Ona at the World Vision Tech Expo Last week, World Vision held a technology expo at the Great Rift Valley Lodge in Naivasha. Professionals and technology firms, including Ona, were in attendance to network and learn about the great work others are doing. As a social enterprise that uses technology to make data accessible, we

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Press - September 26, 2016

Ona at the 4th International Humanitarian Conference

Ona participated in the 4th International Humanitarian Conference at The Boma Hotel in Nairobi from 21st – 22nd September. The two-day conference was organized by the Inter-Agency Working Group on Disaster Preparedness for East and Central Africa in collaboration with Christian Blind Mission, Handicap International, HelpAge International, Christian Aid International, Save the Children and World

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Press - September 15, 2016

Don't Settle. Get The Right Data Collection Tool For Your Survey

Whether you are an organization carrying out humanitarian/development initiatives around the world, or a student carrying out research for a project, when it comes to selecting a data collection tool for your next survey, choosing the first result on Google’s first page may not be the wisest choice to make. You have to be thorough

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Press - August 30, 2016

Karibu Megan and Henry!

We are happy to introduce Megan Schroeder and Henry Ng’enda, the new members of the Ona team. Megan is taking over from Sylvia Musula as our new support and M&E manager, handling client projects, and overseeing the support team. She has a degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Master of

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Press - July 26, 2016

Welcome Jason and Kipsigei!

Last week saw two new members join our cause… introducing Jason Rogena and Kipsigei Cheroigin! Jason has joined us as a software developer for Android. He previously worked as a developer for Sendy where he managed the servers and back end code. At Ona, he will be helping out on the OpenSRP Team and aid

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