Empower youth through technology in Costa Rica

by Asociacion Ideas en Accion Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified


Collaborate with us for social innovation in Costa Rica. Empower youth. Promote the integration of education and technology. Encourage entrepreneurship. Put your Ideas into Action. | Colabora con nosotros por la innovacion social en Costa Rica. Empoderamos a los jovenes. Promovemos la integracion de educacion y tecnologia. Fomentamos el emprendimiento. Solo la idea de hacer una diferencia no es suficiente. Es hora de poner las Ideas en Accion.

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English is key to success in the professional world, however English education is not accessible to all. There also exists a significant lack of women in STEM which limits our possibilities and the generation of new ideas. | El aprendizaje del ingles es una competencia clave en el mundo profesional, sin embargo no todos tienen acceso. Asi mismo existe una falta significativa de mujeres en ciencia y tecnologia que lo que limita nuestras posibilidades y la generacion de nuevas ideas.


We offer students the opportunity to learn English with Duolingo en Accion and thrive in the professional world. We also provide leadership to young women and encourage them to pursue science and technology in MenTe en Accion. | Ofrecemos a estudiantes la oportunidad de aprender ingles con Duolingo en Accion, equipandolos para tener exito en el mundo profesional. Tambien buscamos dotar de liderazgo a mujeres jovenes y animarlas perseguir carreras en la ciencia y tecnologia con MenTe en Accion.

Long-Term Impact

In 2 years we have provided 2544 hours of training and leadership to women through MenTe en Accion, helped 1600+ students learn English through Duolingo en Accion and 57k+ people have watched our TEDxPVJoven talks, and we keep growing. | En solo 2 anos hemos brindado 2544 horas de capacitacion y liderazgo a mujeres a traves de MenTe en Accion, ayudado a +1600 estudiantes a aprender ingles a traves de Duolingo en Accion y +57k personas han visto las charlas de TEDxPVJoven, y seguimos creciendo.

Additional Documentation

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


Ideas en Accion Facebook page
Ideas en Accion Instagram account
MenTe en Accion website
TEDxPuraVidaJoven website

Organization Information

Asociacion Ideas en Accion

Location: San Jose - Costa Rica
Website: http:/​/​www.ideasenaccion.com/​
Project Leader:
Melissa Monge
San Jose, San Jose Costa Rica
$15,699 raised of $18,500 goal
236 donations
$2,801 to go
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