GMA in the UK is registered with the Charity Commission for England & Wales.
Planning for a branch project. Executed a street children’s mapping project in Port Elizabeth.
Donation of 5,000 GBP for core travel funding, from a British millionaire, Mike Edge, from the Bath leadership group ‘Footdown.’
Negotiations with Americorps VISTA. Attempt to build a ‘Geographic Emergency Response Vehicle’ to make maps of poverty. Project mothballed, due to recession hitting corporate donors.
Collaboration with National Society for Earthquake Technology.
GMA and volunteers from University of Fortaleza, create an online mapping collaboration tool: WikiMapAid.org, ‘the Wikipedia of humanitarian mapping’ for mainstream non-technical users.
Field visit to the Emirates, to open dialogue with Emirati government about a local GMA team.
GMA created a brand new set of humanitarian map icons.
Making maps for the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy, an indigenous not-for-profit, to guide donors and other visitors to their projects (after the earthquake in October 2005). Secured a reliable church-based Field Partner, God’s Vision Ministries, with whom we have co-written a proposal for an overseas GMA team.