Code for Kenya created GotToVote to help voters register for the 2013 elections by scraping an independent election commission's PDFs. Their new tool allowed citizens to find their nearest voter registration center more easily than if they had to sort through the documents.
This unprecedented ease of finding your registration centre spurred adoption of GotToVote's simple code in Zimbabwe, Ghana and Malawi. Code4Africa continues to this day in ensuring citizens get to the ballot box prepared by adding more arsenal of what GotToVote can offer and has grown to include peace messaging, polling results and voter registration confirmation tools.
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