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Our team wishes you all health and hope you and your families are safe during these challenging times. Moments like these remind ourselves of the importance of community, and we truly thank you for being a part of ours.


Any given morning… – Federico Antoni, Medium

Mexican Ecosystem Pledge Mexican VC industry initiative
 
FOR HUMAN KIND
 


The science of helping out  Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times

'Prayer is not enough.' The Dalai Lama on why we need to fight Coronavirus with compassion  The Dalai Lama 

Coping with the Coronavirus with mindfulness and compassion  Beverly Engel, Pshycology Today

 
LITTLE ACTS OF KINDNESS
 

"The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer." - Mahatma Gandhi

Acts of Kindness Spread Amid COVID-19 Outbreak as UN Acts to Counter Threat  United Nations

'Your website will save lives’: NUS graduate builds translation portal for medical teams treating migrant workers  CNA Insider

(Spanish)Solidaridad en tiempos del COVID-19: Ciudadanos apoyan a otros con la plataforma Frena la Curva  Animal Político

This Brooklyn Landlord Just Canceled Rent for Hundreds of Tenants  Matthew Haag, The New York Times

Coronavirus: Kind Canadians start 'caremongering' trend  Tom Gerken, BBC News

 
UNITED TECH 

"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others". - Bill Gates

Answering the 12 biggest questions about Apple and Google’s new coronavirus tracking project – Russell Brandom, The Verge

Jack Dorsey, Bill Gates, and at least 75 other billionaires donating to pandemic relief  Hayley C. Cuccinello, Forbes

Gates Foundation boosts COVID-19 funding to $250M, says defeating disease will take ‘unprecedented’ global cooperation  Todd Bishop, Geek Wire
 
STARTUPS ARE HERE TO HELP
 

"There are tons of companies trying to give back to their communities, help laid-off workers, or just help people in general during this unsettling and (very) scary global health crisis." - Mary Ann Acevedo, Crunchbase News

COVID-19 Pandemic: Startups Giving Back In A Time Of Crisis  Mary Ann Azevedo, Crunchbase News

It’s time to hack domestic violence caused by Covid-19 confinement  Mariana López, Contxto

It’s Time To Support Truly Purpose-Driven Brands Who Exemplify True Leadership Amidst This Coronavirus Pandemic: Here's A Starter List  Aaron Kwittken, Forbes

(Spanish)Esta startup toma el modelo de Corea del Sur para ayudar en la contingencia sanitaria  Ricardo Dorantes, Entrepreneur 

Fed up with long lines at the grocery store? New technology is helping shoppers get in and out faster  Michael Lewis, The Star
 
HOW TO LEND A HAND
 
Here are some selected organizations and resources where we can give back during these challenging times: 


Donadora - The Mexican alturistic crowdfunding platform now has +100 active campaigns raising funds for COVID-19 related causes


https://donadora.org/covid19 


Comedor Vicentino - Collects funding & resources in order to donate food & basic necesities to people living in the streets of Mexico


https://comedorvicentino.com/


Plataforma Ciudadana México - Platform that connects volunteers with a number of on-going campaigns in Mexico


https://twitter.com/MexicoCovid191


Reintegra - Reintegra focuses on saving victims of human trafficking & help them get back to normal activities 


https://www.reintegra.org/


Urban Mosaic - Urban Mosaic focuses on creating awareness about COVID-19 in marginated populations across Colombia and Mexico


https://urbanmosaic.net/

 
We wish you all health & wellness during these difficult times
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