The "Argentina en Python" project started with the aim of spread the knowledge about the Python programming language in Argentina. Its creators, Manuel Kaufmann (aka Humitos) and Johanna Sanchez, planned to travel all around Argentina to organize events about Python. However the initial objective was to talk about Python, Manuel and Johanna got passionate about OpenStreetMap and started to promote OSM as well.
In the last months, the project went beyond the Argentina frontiers and reached Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru. You can see the places visited by Manuel and Johanna:
Furthermore talking about OSM, they have mapped a lot of roads and points of interest and produced more than 1 GB of GPX files, photos and audio notes. Humitos also developed upoi, a web application that queries the Overpass API and show points of interest on a map.
It's a such important project in a region where OSM needs more contributors. To continue this project they need our help with donations. Visit http://argentinaenpython.com.ar/donaciones/ to donate!