Projects

Active Development Projects

  • The Sahana Volunteer Management Project is part of the international Sahana Project. Sahana is a open source disaster management system developed in Sri Lanka and maintained by the Lanka Software Foundation. Sahana is a free and open source (FOSS) Disaster Management System (DMS). It is a web based collaboration tool that addresses the common coordination problems during a disaster from finding missing people, managing aid, managing volunteers, tracking camps effectively between government groups, the civil society (NGOs) and the victims themselves. The Trinity team built and maintains the Volunteer Management Module.
  • The OpenMRS Touchscreen Project is part of the international OpenMRS Project. OpenMRS is on open source medical record system, which was started in 2004 to help deliver health care in developing countries. OpenMRS is also a community of developers, implementers, and users working toward a shared and open foundation for managing health information. The Trinity team is building and maintaining the Touchscreen module.
  • The Volunteer Credentialing System (VCS) is part of the Sahana Volunteer Management module. Developed in collaboration with Prof.Frank Fiedrich of the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management (ICDRM) at George Washington University, the VCS will enable volunteer organizations a means to easily verify and document a volunteer's professional credentials.
  • AppTrac Application Management is a joint effort with students and faculty from University of Hartford and Trinity College to develop an open source application tracking system for Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford. The system will monitor usage of literacy software applications to better evaluate students' learning needs and streamline LVGH's report generation.


  • The Project/VMOSS Project is the development of a standalone version of the Sahana Volunteer Management module.
  • The Humanitarian FOSS Directory is a website developed to catalog past and present open source initiatives specifically designed to address humanitarian needs.
  • The HFOSS POSIT project. POSIT stands for Portable Open Search and Identification Tool, a phone-based tool for search and rescue missions, scientific field work, and other applications built on the Google Android platform.
  • The Android MCIM. Android_MCIM is a Multi-Casualty Incident Manager, a Android-based tool for managing casualties during a crisis or disaster.
  • The HLearn Online Navigation Tool is a system developed for the Hartford Public Library and Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford (LVGH) in collaboration with the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. It is a tool to determine the closest local adult literacy center to a student's home or work address and provide a map and directions for them.