Empowering civil society through innovation and collaboration.

Initiative dedicated to provide economic and social opportunities, guarantee access to rights for vulnerable communities and strengthen democratic processes in the region.

Program purpose | Identify and fund startups and innovators whose disruptive ideas aim at solving local economic and social challenges.

Participants Profile

Social Innovators
Risk Takers
Entrepreneurs
Public Officials and Civil Society Organizations

Offerings

  • Coaching in innovation, communications, creativity and sustainability.
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology for self-learning, testing and development of ideas.

Where

DIA Program presence
Belize
Colombia
Costa Rica
Jamaica
Mexico
Panamá
DIA Program has benefited + 1.200 youth, developed 160 projects and supported 35 with seed funding.

Projects

Peace Laboratory and Peacebuilding Localities
Colombia
Project completed
Urban Labs for Youth Innovation
Jamaica
Project in execution
Promoting an open Government Ecosystem in Belize
Belize
Project in execution
From an Open Government to an Open State in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Project in execution
Empowering Innovation and Citizen Collaboration through public data in Panama
Panamá
Project in execution
Innovation Lab for Peace
Colombia
Project completed
Urban Labs for Youth Innovation Mexico
Mexico
Project completed