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Ushahidi to report anomalies on political elections

I would like to use Ushahidi to report anomalies on political elections in my Estate.

Here in Veracruz we have 212 municipalities and the main problems during electoral campaigns and on the election day are:

ballot box disturbance

violation on the norm of secret vote

Results falsification


Fake Ids to vote

Vote buying

among others

I'm sure that using this tool to inform about the irregularities will help authorities to be aware and do… Continue

Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 21, 2010 at 10:30pm — 6 Comments

Food Security Project

For this mission i decided to doc**ent my Food Security Project: Plant your own vegetables

And i would like to encourage everyone to do something like it

At home we plant different fruits and vegetables , right now we have a squash tree and an orange tree, we also plant, but sometimes we plant tomatoes etc.

We also have a compost which we use to fertilize our plants…


Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 21, 2010 at 6:51pm — 8 Comments

Using living plants and microorganisms to clean water

During my research period I found a technology from Worrell Water Technologies called Living Machine® wich uses living plants and beneficial microorganisms to turn wastewater into clean water. They claim that their systems produces cleaner water than others and that whey a zoo in the Netherlands implemented it, they reduced their water bills by 84%

This sistem is suitable for:

  • municipalities
  • residential and office…

Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 14, 2010 at 9:23pm — 2 Comments

My Green Celebraton in 2020

In 2020 I'll have an amazing celebration, because i'll inaugurate my green house:

All the house will be iluminated by electrycity produced from solar panels installed outside of it.…


Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 13, 2010 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Pedaling to light

David and Haydi Sowerwine have designed a pedal generator wich provides power to rural regions in Nepal.

This power can be used for lighting, education, water sterilization and communication. Each pedal can produce enough electricity to provide minimum light for 200 homes, or light a schoolroom and run a television and DVD for students.

This pedal generator is a reliable source of power rain or shine, wind or stillness,…


Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 13, 2010 at 1:21pm — 2 Comments

Food Security Policies in Mexico and Veracruz

According to the national commision of evaluation on social policy 14 million mexicans live in extreme poverty (those wich income does not satisfy their food needs) and other 30 millions live non-extreme poverty summing

a total of more than 44 million of mexicans living in poverty.

A poll about food security in a national level affirms that only 48% of adults have food security and 52% does not.

The raise on food costs has aggravated the food security that the… Continue

Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 12, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

My diner in 2020

In 2020 i'll be having dinner with my family eating home grown vegetables that i cultivated in my garden...

I'll be teaching my kids how to grown our own food

and we'll make compost…


Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 12, 2010 at 4:02pm — 1 Comment

I imagine that in 2020...

Hopefully everyone have realized that our planet earth is our home, and that we need to take care of it; that we all (human, plants an animals) depend on each other and we have to respect each other.

Hopefully we'll be living a more spiritual life and we'll be helping each other in every way we can. We'll live in sustainable houses and working and creating social responsibles industries and enterprises.

Every kid will have education, everyone will be treated with respect.… Continue

Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 12, 2010 at 12:02am — No Comments

Gender Parity in Politics to Strength Democracy in my Country

I chose to investigate on the gender parity subject because the news that "75% of Latin American Opinion Leaders Believe Gender Parity in Politics Strengthens Democracy" caught my attention.

On an international level, gender parity has been stated on different conventions,…

Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 9, 2010 at 1:04pm — 6 Comments

My favorite secret for social innovation: STAY POSITIVE

Sometimes when we are trying to help we get a lot of opinions from other people, good and bad, and it's Ok. Everybody has the right to express themselves, but if we get discouraged by the bad opinions our self-steem begins to go down.

We should understand that opinions no matter what kind will always be there, but i'ts up to us how we handle them. We should see the bright side on everything, if people tells us that what we are doing is bad, we should ask them and…

Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 9, 2010 at 2:39am — 3 Comments

Hero to Shadow: Local group Greenpeace

I decided to shadow the local group of Greenpeace in my city. Even though Greenpeace is a large organization, they have local groups all around the world, full of people with enthusiam for helping the world. I decided to become a volunteer for Greenpeace and work with the local group in my city because i believe that no matter were we are, we can always do something to help the humanity.

Right now where are promoting a campaign for the climate change called "Pintale la raya al cambio… Continue

Added by Claudia Flores Saviaga on April 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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