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Projects in 14 Latin American Countries

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projects selected for financing in 9 Latin America countries

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projects selected in 2014, led by 11 organizations in 8 Latin American countries

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virtual workshops took place with the teams leading the 11 projects selected by the Accelerator Fund in 2014

Our Vision

To increase citizen participation, co-construction practices, and public-community partnerships through the use of civic technologies and open data in order to accelerate social change in Latin America and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Avina, which acts as the coordinating organization for the Platform for Innovation with Purpose, promotes the use of civic technologies, open knowledge, and open data among all sectors of society.

Our Alliances

Aware

Development of the application “Ojo en las metas” (“An eye on the goals”), designed to monitor public sector goals and allow for citizen interaction and participation.

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Red Nossa São Paulo

Development of the application “Ojo en las metas” (“An eye on the goals”), designed to monitor public sector goals and allow for citizen interaction and participation.

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MIT Media Lab

Development of the application “Ojo en las metas” (“An eye on the goals”), designed to monitor public sector goals and allow for citizen interaction and participation

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Hivos

Support for 4 data journalism experiments using technology to contribute to access to information and citizen participation in the region.

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Democracia en Red

Tweaking of the Democracia OS (Democracy OS) platform, designed to improve collective decision-making, access to information, and civic engagement.

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Omidyar Network

Partner since 2013 in the Civic Innovation Accelerator Fund, an intiative designed to bridge the gap between civic movements and technology.

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La Factura

Development of new functions for the DATEA platform to improve crowd-mapping and monitoring, as well as to develop a tool to strengthen civic campaigns in Peru.

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International Development Research Center

Support for the Iniciativa Latinoamericana por los Datos Abiertos(Latin American Open Data Initiative - ILDA), geared toward fostering the study, use, and application of open data in Latin America.

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Tecnología, Educación, Desarrollo, Investigación y Comunicación

Development of two platforms (ElAvizor and Queremos Saber) designed to follow elections and provide access to information in Paraguay.

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Since 2013 Avina Americas has served as the fund administrator for the Civic Innovation Accelerator Fund, a joint investment between Avina and Omidyar Network.

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Publications

Lessons Learned Paper 2016

Annex IV- Lessons Learned Paper 2014

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