Rapid Response2021-02-04T19:14:47+00:00

COLLABORACTION MEANS RESPONDING RAPIDLY WHERE THE NEED IS GREATEST

WHERE AND HOW WE ARE GENERATING IMMEDIATE SUPPORT FOR OUR SOCIAL CAPITAL

VOICES AND REALITIES

Communities. Silvia Flores, Executive Director of Barrio La Juanita, Matanza, Argentina.

What lessons have we learned from the pandemic crisis?

Inclusive Recycling. Nohra Padilla. Leader of the Association of Recyclers of Bogotá, Colombia.

How have grassroots recyclers managed their work amidst the current crisis?

Gran Chaco Americano. Indigenous Communities. Bernarda Pessoa, Secretary of Culture and Communication and Departmental Coordinator of CONAMURI, Paraguay.

Do you know what actions indigenous communities in the GranChaco have taken to face the pandemic?

Human Right to Water: Segundo Guaillas, Network of Social and Community Organizations of Water Management of Ecuador.

Community water managers are key in this pandemic

Communities. Neighborhood Identity. Lalo Creus, Councilor for Juntos por el Cambio La Matanza, Argentina.

Neighborhood Alert Platform


BRINGING A GLOBAL SOUTH PERSPECTIVE TO GLOBAL ALLIANCES

Supporting Social Entrepreneurs During the Pandemic

The COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs was launched to support social entrepreneurs from around the world during the crisis and its aftermath, as this sector has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Social entrepreneurs have played a critical role during the crisis, helping to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic in their communitiesThey’ve acted as frontline responders, providing inclusive, sustainable, and fair solutions to the challenges posed by the global emergency.   

Today, their role is more important than ever, as they work to develop new sustainable models for building a more inclusive economy.   

Fundación Avina is part of this alliance, along with 82 other members, which currently supports more than 50,000 social entrepreneurs around the worldAvina also subscribes to the Alliance’s COVID Social Enterprise Action Agendawhich aims to mobilize the recognition, resources, and actions required for social entrepreneurs to respond effectively to the effects of the pandemic. 

INNCONTEXT

Articles that put the pandemic in context

To expand civic space, US$3 million will be invested in Latin America.

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: NEWS|Tags: |

As democracy in Latin America is being threatened, a new multi-donor initiative called Pulsante is seeking to fund and support those fighting to protect it. In the current state of emergency produced by the pandemic, decision-making by governments has, in some cases, significantly strained their relationships with citizens. 

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