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A key ability for anyone who wants to communicate insights through data storytelling is to be able to find, extract and transform relevant data into machine readable format.

TrainUp Data Literacy

As part of our open intake, we've concluded our training in Johannesburg. Hear what participants had to say about their experience of learning how to begin telling stories with data.

TrainUp Data Literacy

It's the civic that decides whether and how the tech will work.

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We help civil society and government use data and simple technology, effectively. Societies are successful when communities and governments work together. With our partners, we’re creating an ecosystem that supports informed, empowered and active citizens.

We provide technical advice, guidance for releasing and using open data, and build civic technology platforms that bridge communities and governments and solve people’s problems. Technology is not our focus, but rather a means to achieve our goals.

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We teach people the power of data

TrainUp, our data training programme, teaches people and organisations how to use data to find trends, spot stories and communicate effectively using information

Our standard courses are taught over two days, but we can tailor them to fit your needs and we can integrate your organisation’s own datasets into the course.

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We are a group of post-corporate, tech and media professionals who cut our teeth in the commercial sector and now use our skills for social good

Are you interested in joining our team and doing work that matters? Check out our job openings

Our founding principles are guided by section 32 of the South African consitution:

Everyone has the right of access to any information held by the state; and any information that is held by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights
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