Dear fellow inaturlists,
I am currently managing a group of 28 biodiversity reporters from rural areas. Basically they take photos of whatever living organism they find interesting and share them in a whatsapp group, and then I try to identify what they sent and comment or give extra information. We had our first anniversary in July, and we have around 300 reports. The thing is I would like to share those reports outside the group, and I thought of inaturalist. So I downloaded the app to try it out and found it not to be apt for rural reporters. They are busy people, usually with little memory on their mobiles, and not too fund of complex internet things, and for me it would be too much work to upload their reports to inaturalist, plus they would not be getting the right credit… so I have been wondering if it would be possible to think of the most basic app, like how it works with whatsapp but connecting the report to inaturalist with the photo or video, their name and their location (these two obtained form their mobiles). This photo could be uploaded to our inaturlist project and there I would do the ID and get help from others… Then maybe text the IDs or comments back to them… I also give biology classes for Systems Engineers, but before I get them in the picture I was wondering if this idea is possible?, or if it is already done? and if inaturalist is open code for them to work on this idea… Please any feedback is welcome!