Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers

by FUNDACION MAS POR TIC
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Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers
Bring digital technology to 550 Colombian Farmers

Project Report | May 11, 2020
COVID-19: Denied Basic Human Rights Once Again

By The Mas Por TIC Team | Project Leader

ENGLISH:

Dearest patron, 

We sincerely hope that you and your family remain healthy and positive. 

In this extremely challenging context, we wanted to reach out to re-assert our gratitude, and update you on how your continued support is helping us fight for the rights of rural communities in Colombia during this COVID-19 pandemic. 

The current situation has shown us, more clearly than ever before, that empowering rural communities with technology is vital to the fight against inequality. And we must keep fighting. 

Rural communities have been forced to send proposals to the government. Along a variety of other difficulties, lack of access to technology and internet has left nearly 2 million school children in rural Colombia stripped of their fundamental right to education, and a devastating majority unable to access governmental economic support. 

We are working with rural leaders on the ground to assist them in every way possible, communicating the rights and necessities of farmers to higher bodies. We have also incentivised discussions with Agtech, a group of 50 professionals from different sectors, to give light on these difficulties and the future opportunities that may arise from the current situation.

COVID-19 has brought about many problems for our farmers. It has created huge issues in transport and distribution, commercialisation of their products has become even more complex and they no longer have easy access to necessary supplies for crop cultivation. All of these would have been easily solved with access to internet. 

We are working harder than ever to understand their necessities and to uphold our support in helping alleviate these issues. As part of our efforts, we have helped put Rocío in contact with transporters in order to minimise the problems she is facing. Furthermore, we are making every effort to speed up our technical assistance programme so that this can be implemented as soon as possible to help those who need it. 

We remain incredibly thankful for your continued support, and send you all of the best wishes, 

The Más por TIC Team

 

ESPAÑOL

Se les niegan Derechos Humanos básicos aún durante una pandemia

Querido patrocinador, 

Esperamos muy sinceramente que usted y su familia se encuentren sanos y optimistas. 

En este contexto extremadamente desafiante, queríamos ponernos en contacto con usted para reafirmar nuestra gratitud, y ponerle al día sobre la manera en cual su apoyo sigue ayudándonos en nuestra lucha por los derechos de agricultores en Colombia durante esta pandemia de COVID-19. 

La situación actual nos ha mostrado, más que nunca, que empoderar a comunidades rurales con tecnología es crucial para la lucha en contra de la desigualdad. Y que debemos seguir luchando. 

Comunidades rurales no han tenido otra opción que mandar propuestas al gobierno. Al lado de una gran variedad de otras dificultades, la falta de acceso a tecnología e internet ha revocado a casi 2 millones de niños su derecho fundamental a la educación, y una mayoría agobiante de personas su capacidad de acceder a apoyo económico gubernamental

Estamos trabajando con líderes rurales para ayudarles de todas las manera posibles, comunicando las necesidades y los derechos de agricultores a las entidades correspondientes. También, hemos impulsado discusiones con Agtech, un grupo de 50 profesionales de sectores distintos, para destacar esas dificultades y explorar oportunidades futuras que pueden surgir de la situación actual. 

COVID-19 ha originado muchos problemas para los agricultores. Ha creado desafíos grandes en transporte y distribución, la comercialización de productos y acceso a insumos críticos para cultivar. Todas estos obstáculos pueden verse disminuidos con acceso al internet

Estamos trabajando más que nunca para entender las necesidades de los agricultores, brindándoles apoyo continuo para contender con sus dificultades. En el caso de Rocío, le hemos ayudado a ponerse en contacto con transportadores para aliviar los problemas logísticos que está enfrentando. Además, estamos haciendo todo lo posible para acelerar el proyecto de generar asistencia técnica a distancia para que sea implementado lo más pronto posible.

Permanecemos muy agradecidos por su apoyo, y le enviamos los mejores deseos, 

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Location: BOGOTA - Colombia
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