Resource Map


Resource Map is an open source resource mapping application from InSTEDD. It allows individuals to map and visualize resources so that users can easily get directions to resources and provide real time updates.

Product description Brand name and product description

Resource Map has been used to map everything from available healthcare services, monitoring food prices, monitoring environmental impacts to trash service.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"


– Vital Wave

– Ethiopian Ministry of Health

– Concern Worldwide

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Traditional information delivery systems (pamphlets, social networks, etc.)

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 16: “access to information” is the most applicable goal, however this application supports organizations and projects that promote all of the SDGs.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Anyone who lives in an area with limited access to resources and the governments and NGOs who serve them.

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