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Ecuador: Day 2 of Conectándonos Ecuador

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Working Groups

To kick off the second day of Conectándonos Ecuador [1], (read about the first day here [2]) Juan Espinoza from Hivos presented the working groups that were created based on the participants’ interests.

The groups were defined as follows:

Starting on Friday night, May 25, and during a few hours on Saturday, participants were to apply what they had learned in various workshops and create an online project.



Participants pay close attention to the presentation on mobile live-coverage by Christian Espinosa. Photo by Silvia Viñas on Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Workshops were administered in 4 sessions of 3 workshops per session. Participants choose which workshops to attend in order to strengthen their skills in the following subjects:


Carlos Correa from UTPL teaches participants how to use WordPress during workshop about blogging. Photo by Silvia Viñas on Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Before dinner, Espinoza announced that each group would present their project with the other participants choosing which projects would be most feasible with the most impact. During and after dinner the groups met again to continue working on their project.