Colab is a mobile application connecting citizens with city authorities, allowing them to report concerns, seek action and participate more efectively in local goverrnment.
El Buho is a weekly newspaper and website, founded by a group of journalists committed to providing independent news to the people of the second biggest city in Peru, Arequipa. It is widely known for its uncompromising environmental coverage in an area dominated by mining interests.
El Buho transitioned from a weekly newspaper to a magazine format that focuses on investigating local news. They continued producing a Sunday television show called El Buho TV, which also features in-depth investigative reports and interviews, and developing their online presence. El Buho is now a well-recognised local brand synonymous with quality journalism, one that the staff and founders are working to make more financially sustainable. We provided a loan of $16,000.
El Mostrador is a leading, digital-only political and business news outlet. With more than 2 million monthly users, it has built an agenda-setting reputation from covering issues often ignored by dominant media houses, such as corruption in business and government.
elPeriódico is the leading investigative daily in Guatemala. Widely recognised as the most independent and courageous source of printed news in Guatemala, it aggressively exposes corruption, and has faced repeated physical violence, advertising boycotts and law suits.
elPeriódico de Guatemala
GK is a digital magazine focusing on producing long-form journalism and multimedia. With a fast-growing audience, it seeks to disrupt Ecuador's elite-held media sector and become the country's leading independent digital outlet.
Nómada is a digital media outlet based in Guatemala City providing news, investigations, analysis and opinion pieces with a strong emphasis on corruption, feminism and equality. Founded in 2014, the site is anchored in journalistic principles of independence and transparency.