Yer Çizenler is a local NGO in Turkey and we are working to help vulnerable groups and making improvements on free and open spatial data by using OpenStreetMap and OpenStreetMap tools. We’re going to tell about our background and give some details about our founding date and purposes, our mapping activities like mapathons and our workshops and trainings about free and open source options for mapping and also our past time completed projects and current mapping projects.
Yer Çizenler is a local NGO which is founded in July 2017. Yer Çizenler is a local NGO in Turkey and we are working to help vulnerable groups and make improvements on free and open source spatial data by using OpenStreetMap and OpenStreetMap tools. The current project team is including Geomatics Engineers and also we have many members from different kind of OSM users… Yer Çizenler is doing mapping in Turkey and contributing OpenStreetMap data:roads, buildings, waterways… and keeping these data up to date, adding new data by using open source street level images like Mapillary and OpenStreetCam. The NGO is not only working in Turkey but also Greece and other foreign countries, making improvements OSM data for all around the world and for all OSM Communities. The NGO is doing free workshops and trainings about free and open source tools options for mapping. We are connected with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team and also we are working with this community.