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Web Project Grant Awarded.


1st Iwith.org web project grant

The Jury´s Resolution

Given both the quantity as well as the quality of the submissions, the task of selecting the three winning projects has been truly difficult.

Having received 317 proposals from 26 countries, published 67 pre-selected projects in the showroom, counted the internet votes, carried out the first round of voting in order to select the 10 finalists, followed by a second round to choose the three winners, the juryhave made their decision to award assistance to the following projects:


Project : Fundación de profesionales indigenas de la amazonia colombiana
Focus: Jointly seeding and harvesting for a better quality of life
Presented by: Nora Amanda Muyuy from the ‘Fundación de profesionales indigenas de la amazonia colombiana’ from Putumayo, Columbian Amazon, South America.





Project : Accesibilitate.ro
Focus: Life is a stairway that we can only climb together
Presented by: Ms. Poinaru Dorina from the SOCIETY OF PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSONS-BACAU, Romania, Eastern Europe.







Project: Association pour la Solidarité et l'Assistance Socio-Sanitaire au Burundi
Focus: Use of ICTs to prevent and fight against VIH/SIDA in Burundi
Presented by: Jean-Claude Kamwenubusa from the Association pour la Solidarité et l’Assistance Socio-Sanitaire au Burundi, Bujumbura; Burundi, Central Africa.





The jury was made up of:
  • Amy Weesner, Coordinator, ICT Programme UN Institute for Training  and Research en New York, USA
  • Agneta Ucko, Manager of the Arigatou Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Agustín Pérez, Manager of Ágora Social in Madrid, Spain
  • Assumpció Vilà, President of la Federació Catalana de Voluntariat  Social, President of la Taula d'entitats del Tercer Sector Social de  Catalunya, Barceelona, Spain
  • Jim Fruchterman, President of The Benetech Initiative, member of the Iwith.org advisory committee, Palo Alto, USA.
  • Jordi Duran, President of Iwith.org, Nyon, Switzerland.
  • Josep Lluís Cano, ESADE instructor, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Laia Duran, Iwith.org delegate, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Rafael Jaroid, President of l’Agrupament de ONG de Catalunya, Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, Spain.
  • Ramon Bartomeus, Iwith.org Resources Manager, Barcelona, Spain.
The jury would like to mention the value and quality of those projects that just missed out on the final selection:
Translation by Henry Barfoot-Saunt

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