SUPPORT MECHANISM:

"Wendá" (Web + Rendá, the Guaraní word for “place”) is a new platform where Paraguayan entrepreneurs and social innovators can network and connect.

The platform enables a participatory mapping of people and organizations’ programs, projects, and needs, related to the COVID19 crisis and beyond. 

The platform enables: 

  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)
  • Resource management and mobilisation
  • Governance responses
  • Real-time data collection, sharing, and analysis
  • Public service delivery under new circumstances
  • Social effects of the crisis
  • Solution mapping of programs, projects, and needs

 

IMPLEMENTING AGENCIES:

Hugo Cáceres, Minister, Presidency Management Unit.

Jazmin Gustale, Innovation and Competitiveness Coordinator, Presidency Management Unit.

KEY ADVISOR(S) OR LEADER(S):

“Wendá” was co-designed by the Paraguayan National Innovation Strategy (ENI) and the Acceleration Laboratory of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). 

MONITORING + EVALUATION METHODS:

As a social and digital platform, Wendá was designed to articulate, promote, and strengthen government and citizen initiatives during the COVID-19 and beyond.

The goal of Wendá is to connect key actors and their initiatives, through a solutions mapping process at scale that will enable an inclusive (online and physical) ecosystem to bring social and economic resilience.

 

Global Entrepreneurship Network
United States
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