Getting RIO’s Favelas on the Map

In 2014, Google set a huge goal: mapping out RIO’s favelas in time for the Olympic Games.  Collaborating with AfroReggae, a local Brazilian NGO, Google Maps has trained Cariocas (RIO residents) as digital cartographers for the challenge.  Read on!

http://fusion.net/story/323878/google-hopes-to-map-rios-tangled-and-sprawling-favelas-in-time-for-the-olympics/

A digital cartographer maps a small business in her Rio neighborhood.