What can be measured can be changed. Feowl is a platform that collects and provides data on the lack of electricity in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon: How long does a power cut last? What time of day? What social and economic impact do these power cuts have on the city?
Contributors are invited to report to Feowl by SMS or via the web interface, any power outage. The data collected will be analyzed and available online to anyone interested. The data are displayed on an interactive and geolocalized: users can access specific information on power outages in a particular neighborhoods of Douala.
Feowl is differente other crowdsourcing projects, Feowl goes directly to the contributor to ask if he has suffered a power outage and how long it lasted.