Technology can become an ideal tool to help nonprofit organizations find volunteers, have greater visibility in the community and communicate their work. With this objective in mind, more than 100 hackers, programmers, designers, technology experts and students participated in Hackea por una Causa (Hack for a Cause), the only hackathon in Puerto Rico devoted to… Continue reading

Puerto Rico Big Ideas Challenge winners

Three projects spearheaded by nonprofit organizations Caras con Causa, Center for Sustainable Micro-businesses and Agricultural Technologies (CMTAS by its Spanish acronym) in Yauco and the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico’s Barranquitas campus, were the top winners at the Puerto Rico Big Ideas Challenge. The competition was launched on March as a way to encourage Puerto… Continue reading


A year after Hurricane Maria, our communities have slowly but surely repaired and restored their surroundings while also healing emotionally. After launching Embracing Puerto Rico—an initiative led by Fundación Banco Popular and Popular Foundation—$6.1 million have been raised thanks to corporate and individual donors’ generosity, including an initial contribution of $1 million from Popular, Inc…. Continue reading