Meu Rio

Apps to mobilize citizens to engage with their city governments

Problem

There is often a disconnect between Brazilian policymakers and the citizens they represent.

Project

With the ~$500,000 Global Impact Award, Meu Rio is expanding a set of apps that engage the urban population in Brazil to participate in the formulation and implementation of local policies.

Impact

Over five years, Meu Rio will provide new tools for 3.6 million people in 20 cities, directly influencing the development and implementation of 3000 public policies.

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