Call for volunteers for mapUP, a map-making gathering for Philippine Red Cross

Blog and Soul will be hosting a Google Mapping Party for the Philippine Red Cross on May 28, 2011, 2:00pm to 5:00pm. The event will be held at the Meralco Caseroom, Asian Institute of Management, Paseo de Roxas, Makati City. If interested, fill up this registration form to RSVP for the event. In order to be able to participate, you need to bring a laptop so you can use the Google Map Maker easily. To know more about the Google Map Maker, please go here: http://www.google.com/support/mapmaker/?hl=en .

mapUP shall prioritize mapping of the following:

  • Healthcare establishments (hospitals, clinics, etc.)
  • Philippine Red Cross branches
  • Neighborhood/barangay gyms
  • Evacuation centers
  • Fire stations
  • Government offices
  • Telco branches (PLDT/Smart/Globe/Sun/your local telco)
  • Schools

It is suggested that you take a video of your neighborhood or the area you want to map in order to easily remember places.