SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, December 28 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Cabildo de Tenerife promotes online volunteering together with third sector entities that distribute food with a platform promoted by the ‘Tenerife Isla Solidaria’ program that already brings together food distribution entities.
In a virtual meeting with these groups, in which about twenty entities participated, the CEO of Citizen Participation and Diversity of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Nauzet Gugliotta, launched the platform so that any of them can join and use it.
Thus, he points out that it is a “unique technology in all of Spain” that the island institution makes available to all organizations that carry out volunteer work.
This tool, developed by the Technological Institute of Renewable Energies (ITER), allows groups that use it to cross-check user data in order to avoid duplication and plan future deliveries, in addition to keeping in touch with each other.
The entities that are dedicated to distributing food were able to see first-hand the platform, which was presented by the CEO of ITER, Elena Rodríguez, and technicians from this company dependent on the Cabildo.
The First Vice President and Minister of Innovation, Enrique Arriaga, points out in a note that ITER is carrying out multiple applications, tools and projects that facilitate and improve the relationship between the administration and the public.
Along these lines, he adds that “cooperation and technological development projects are also being developed that place this company dependent on the Cabildo as a leader in the sector.”
At the meeting, which included the participation of about twenty groups, three associations that have been making use of the new technological tool in the pilot phase (Include me, Signo de vida and Sonrisas Canarias) were able to present their experience and the favorable results.
In fact, the feeling shared by all is that it greatly facilitates the solidarity work they carry out. In addition, it is very intuitive, which allows anyone with computer knowledge at the user level to master it.
The online volunteering platform arises from the commitment made by the Cabildo de Tenerife with third sector entities at the beginning of the pandemic, when confinement made its work difficult.
This tool meets the needs of associations and foundations and, at the same time, allows them to work telematically by organizing their activity in advance.
The use by Iter of the Google Workspace Platform to develop this tool, allows it to be accessed quickly from practically any device.
With it, the entities have a database of their users and can plan and schedule food deliveries, differentiating between ages and number of members of each family.
They also have a chat for communication between the entity itself and the rest of the groups and associations, as well as a dashboard to manage all the activity they carry out and they can even obtain the necessary reports to justify to those who require it. the deals they make.