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A community of technologists
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Code for Venezuela is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together technologists and innovators who care about Venezuela leveraging their talent and network to solve the most pressing needs of the country.

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Brief History

We're just getting started

Inception
Dec 2018
Group of friends started to meet to form an organizations that could seat at the intersection of social good and technology.
Protoyping
Feb 2019
The group officially started to work together with the aim of putting together an event to kick-off the community.
First Hackathon
Apr 2019
The community expanded and a hackathon of three days happened in more than 8 cities and 300 participants around the world.
Working Sessions
Summer 2019
The community continued to work on the most promising projects that were created in the hackathon. Meditweets and Blackout trackers evolved and were taken to production.
Angostura Project
Fall 2019
Code for Venezuela started to develop a platform to support decision making based on data analytics. Focused on non-profits working on the Venezuelan humanitarian crisis.
OSF Grant
Summer 2019
The organization got a grant from Open Society Foundations to continue to invest in the Angostura Platform and to consolidate the network of volunteers in the group.
Covid19 Screening Bot
Spring 2020
@CovidVzlaBot is a chatbot that helps screen people in Venezuela for COVID19 (Coronavirus) and provides helpful information vetted by our partners Médicos por la Salud.
Curitas
Spring 2021
What started as an early COVID-19 diagnostic tool has grown into a more comprehensive telemedicine solution with nearly two million visits in the last six months and more than 5,000 people assisted by doctors via the chat.
Fellowship Program
Fall 2021
Program where Venezuelan students get grants to work on projects in the organization. This program was launched from a partnership with Moonshot and OSF
501(c)(3) Status
Fall 2021
We can formally raise funds, and establish formal relationships with other organizations.

This big achievement required a significant effort from many people in the organization.
Generating Impact
Present
Expanding our impact by making sure that more organizations can benefit from the solutions we are working on.

Impactful Work

Our work continues to be recognized across national and international media. Here, Nasdaq applauds our efforts with their Times Square billboard in New York.

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