- Fundación Tomás Alba Edison
- Civil Society
The main objective of the project is to use the advantages of the Internet to promote and enhance the development of productive activities carried out, mainly, by women and/or members of native peoples in rural areas with high vulnerability and limited or no access to electricity. in the Province of Mendoza, Argentina.
In the implementation of this project, towers, solar kits and Internet nodes will be installed at two strategic points in the rural area of Mendoza where there is currently no internet access and where there is a lack of electricity and/or it is unstable (Parajes de Lavalle, Malargüe and/or Santa Rosa), a situation that hinders, limits and/or deprives its use. From internet access, it is intended to automate different processes that facilitate daily productive work, have more information for decision making and make more efficient use of water resources (a scarce resource in the Province of Mendoza), in short ; improve the production process of small economic units, prioritizing those that involve women and/or members of native peoples in their process (both groups present in the areas identified for possible intervention).