Improving the Quality of Life for Artisans from Rural Communities through Empowerment of Women

ideas4action@wharton.upenn.edu IdeaHub, Latin America, Women, Children & Education

During the period from 2012 to 2014, the number of poor increased in Mexico in the from 53.3 to 55.3 million, which represents an increase from 45.5 to 46.2 percent of the country’s population, according to the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (CONEVAL 2014). CONVEAL indicates many reasons that the number of people falling into poverty has …

OINCS: Using a Collaborative and Community Driven Approach to Citizen Mobility and Security

ideas4action@wharton.upenn.edu IdeaHub, Latin America, Science & Technology

OINCS is a mobile platform that aims to look after its users by keeping them alert to everything that is going on in the streets. It works thanks to the cooperation of the community itself, which shares and updates information in real time to the benefit of all. To address rising security concerns in Latin America, community users themselves can …