IRC uses GIS data in Ethiopia! | Non-Profit Tech Blog
Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director
JULY 10, 2008
that discussed a remarkable GIS project conducted by the IRC to plan for the location of school sites in Ethiopia. Every day, millions of rural children in Ethiopia do not attend school. The IRC Ethiopia program therefore had to build its geographic database from the ground up. Behar Hussein, the IRC Ethiopia GIS coordinator, trained eight people in the use of Garmin eTrex Vista GPS units to aid in the survey of 491 villages.