[work-in-progress] Curated list of HFOSS (Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software) who are very welcome to external developers contributions.
This is an incubated project of Etica.AI. The public website available at hfoss.etica.ai and the repository at EticaAI/awesome-humanitarian-foss.
|Healthcare||Glucosio||Glucosio||java, object-c, php||diabetes||Glucosio Project was started by a long time FOSS contributor who became diagnosed with diabetes and saw a gap in the free and open source ecosystem where there were no good apps for tracking glucose and metrics for people with diabetes|
|Humanitarian Platform||Sahana Eden||Sahana Eden||python||Sahana Eden is an Emergency Development Environment to apidly build powerful applications for Emergency Management. From finding missing people, managing aid, managing volunteers, tracking camps effectively between Government groups, NGOs and victims|
|Human Rights||Martus||Martus||java||under-revision, strong-cryptography||Secure information collection and management tool that empowers these rights activists. Full range of human rights documentation processes, from data collection, to storage, backup, and analysis. All of Martus data is always encrypted.|
Note: projects with tag under-revision needs more time to be recommended compared to the others.
|diabetes||Diabetes||Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period||wikipedia about Diabetes|
|emergency-management||Emergency management||Emergency management is the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies (preparedness, response, and recovery)||Wikipedia about Emergency management|
|olpc||OLPC: One Laptom per Child||Non-profit initiative established with the goal of transforming education for children around the world; this goal was to be achieved by creating and distributing educational devices for the developing world, creating software & content for those devices||laptop.org|
|strong-cryptography||Uses strong cryptography||“Please remember that export/import and/or use of strong cryptography software, providing cryptography hooks, or even just communicating technical details about cryptography software is illegal in some parts of the world”|
The main goal of the following active organizations is developing or promoting HFOSS development.
The minimal requirements for software added to this list are:
What is not considered:
TODO: give a short acknowledgement considering both developers and project maintainers that open source in general is a challenge to maintain (fititnt, 2018-04-18 11:00 BRT)
Make a public suggestion at awesome-humanitarian-foss/issues or send and email to email@example.com.
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