Avina‘s field presence is an essential component of its continental transformation strategy.
We have a country liaison officer and a team in each country, engaged in developing and implementing country-specific strategies with maximum impact. Avina’s work in the field helps to maintain a relationship of trust with thousands of allies. It also leads us to identify innovations and experiments undertaken by our partners that turn into pilot initiatives and grow into opportunities to for significant change.
Avina’s work in the field provides a creative laboratory for developing, testing and validating new opportunities that can be replicated and scaled to have national, regional or continental impact. Affiliates and allies are responsible identifying many of the causes and players that we ultimately elect to support and are indispensable in implementation because of their knowledge and
Our strategy for advancing changes on a continental scale throughout Latin America recognizes the need to respect the politics, economy and demographics of each area in which we operate.
Strategies at the national level are designed with very close collaboration with our local allies and teams. Successful implementation depends upon legitimacy and smart expenditures of social capital, so recognizing local realities while advancing the overall continental agenda is a constant focus.