Three Ways Nepalis Are Using Crowdsourcing to Aid in Quake Relief

Many people, especially Nepalis at home and abroad have found a new way to help — as digital volunteers, spending hours hunched over their laptops, using crowdsourcing technologies and social platforms to participate in the relief effort.

Here the New York Times provides three examples of initiatives led by Nepalis as they try to rebuild, using open-source mapping, crowdfunding and crowdsourcing, and how experts see the effort.

 Kathmandu Living Labs - Open Mapping

Crowdfunding: Indiegogo

Volunteer Coordination: Google Docs 

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