Seats are limited, and are being awarded on a first come, first served basis for all qualifying applicants.
The d|Bootcamp will expect participants to work in multidisciplinary teams consisting of journalists / civic activists / technologists / designers to learn new skills for using open data to tell evidence-based stories, run civic engagement campaigns, or even build data-driven public services.
The d|Bootcamp will explore data from the National Treasury's Development Assistance Database (e-ProMIS). e-ProMIS aggregates development project information from government agencies and development partners, and is designed to give the public a better picture of development activities in the country.
Participants are the d|Bootcamp will learn how to access and use the data for their own projects, and will meet likeminded people from the media, civil society, development agency, and government spaces who are interested in cross-sector collaboration.
The d|Bootcamp is being underwritten by the Open Aid Partnership and the World Bank, with support from the National Treasury, the ICT Authority, Code for Kenya, the Aga Khan University, Hacks/Hackers, and the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR).