Learning and Innovation Network (RIA)

Details of the organization
Fundación Proacceso ECO, A.C.
Civil society entities

Information about the project
Learning and Innovation Network (RIA)
The Learning and Innovation Network or RIA, is a project that annually impacts more than 100,000 people in 34 low-income communities in Mexico. The network focuses on an educational intervention model composed by infrastructure, training, analysis of learning patterns, connectivity and content creation. The Fundación Proacceso is a non-governmental organization in Mexico that has created the Learning and Innovation Network (RIA) in order to reduce the digital divide and provide educational tools in low-income areas of Mexico. Thus, the Fundación Proacceso has stablished the capacity building and ICT literacy as one of its main components of the RIA. At the RIA training centers, people from all ages can have access to quality educational content, lifelong learning and economic opportunities. The RIA seeks to empower people by promoting social and economic development through ICT. The training at the RIA seeks that children, youth and adults develop the capacities to analyze information, create new knowledge and innovate the traditional ways to do common activities.
Local implementation: Mexico, State of Mexico
Ongoing from 01/04/2009 to 31/12/2027
Mexican Council of Science and Technology, Microsoft philanthropies, The Trust for the Americas, etc.

WSIS information
* Capacity building
  • Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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