For over +30 years, we have come together to transform our neighborhood

Despite intrusions and violence, through the synergy of our collective effort and will, we have created and developed infrastructure such as sidewalks, sewage, paved roads for car traffic…

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WE HAVE A DREAM. THAT DREAM IS A PARK AND OUR COMMUNITY HAS THE AMBITION AND WILL TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.

We want to create a park in this vacant lot. It is a place no one really uses and that is subject to illegal waste disposal and general truancy. We want to transform it into a green community hub where local students and every girl and boy can enjoy.

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AGAINST ALL ODDS

We have faced every possible challenge and we are prepared to overcome, yet, together, to create the park we want for our children.

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INNOVATION THAT EMPOWERS OUR COMMUNITY, MINECRAFT ™

Using MINECRAFT ™ videogame, all of us – kids, adults, neighbors- we come together to collectively design an ideal model of OUR PARK. Because we all participate, we will ALL BE AUTHORS of the architectural model, powered by MINECRAFT™, which will be used to approve and implement the park’s development plan.

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ONCE UPON A TIME, WE DREAMED A PARK…

… We imagine our park and we project an achievable future, where grandparents can watch their grandchildren play, where women can enjoy with equal access as men and in a safe environment, where seniors can meet with new generations and share the work and fruit of our common effort: OUR PARK.

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IT ‘S HAPPENING NOW

With the input and synergy of neighbors, volunteers, municipal authorities and NGO allies, we have begun developing the first phase of our DREAM PARK. We’ve used local materials and native plant species…

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WORK IN PROGRESS…!!!

We’ve only just begun. Remodeling together and creating physical infrastructure are the foundational blocks of our Park Project. BUILDING COMMUNITY is the BIG PICTURE. Our Park will be a Community Hub, where we can all come together and organize to enjoy it, protect it maintain it and share it. We believe that a person is not defined by the place where she or he dwells. It is the people who live there and dare to transform it who will define the place where we dwell as a community.

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Walking with Mamá Lucinda

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Inclusive Cities

Intervention in informal settlements and vulnerable areas of the region,
with social cohesion, appropriation of the public space, access to basic services,
the reduction of violence and the improvement of the quality of life of its inhabitants.

  • Villa El Salvador

    Asentamiento Edilberto Ramos Grupo 3 en Lima Perú.

  • Parque Mamá Lucinda

    Nuevo espacio público para todos

  • Minecraft

    UN Block by block program

  • Innovation with purpose

    Technology for transformation

Regional Program of Public Space

Fundación Avina presents its strategy of consolidating sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities, within the framework of the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals