Socrata and the World Bank are making significant efforts to make data more democratic in Tanzania. One challenge in doing so is creating iconography which relays information regarding the dataset in a simple and concise way. The icons in question need to be useful for both government officials and community members, who represent different levels of data literacy and have diverse educational backgrounds. The icons we have created relay information about water supply. At a baseline, they communicate faucet functionality, water availability, and cost. For government officials or those seeking more detailed statistical indicators, a sample stata output is accessible via the button in the lower left hand corner. The provided stata output concerns educational data in Tanzania, but the same kind of information could be provided for any desired area of interest.

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