VoteSmart: A political debate for 50 young leaders

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This project provides 40 young leaders the opportunity to meet with nominees for presidents/representatives of main political parties in Costa Rica towards 2010 national elections.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The problem: Lack of youth political engagement and participation in civic life. Where? Costa Rica Solutions? A national political debate with nominees for presidents/representatives of main political parties, a network and database of youth, NGO’s and the local community

How will this project solve this problem?

Certified youth participants -- Networking and Database Encourage and support youth from the Debate to become active in civic life Link leaders from different organizations with each other to create a network to promote political debate.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will build a network of young leaders to keep promoting political debate in Costa Rica. This network can create and maintain a database where young leaders and organizations can collaborate to promote new politics.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $10

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $10 .  The original project funding goal was $10,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Lina Mata

Project Leader
Rohrmoser, San José Costa Rica

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