"Mutual Support Mérida" (Spanish: Apoyo Mutuo Mérida) is an initiative to connect volunteers with people in need who have been harshly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Problems and Purpose
"Mutual Support Mérida" is an initiative promoted by a group of citizens that aims to connect volunteers with applicants for aid, as well as to manage different types of support for disadvantaged social groups which have been harshly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Through an online platform, the initiative allows citizens to register as volunteers, aid applicants, or donors to promote cooperation and collaboration among citizens. People in need can apply for in-kind, psychological, or financial support.