Boost your Home
Boost your Home is a foundation dedicated to the construction of social housing and community infrastructure in low-income communities. This initiative has a social inclusion policy that promotes participatory processes in the design and production of housing, where communities and families participate in all stages of construction. In addition, this initiative provides training to communities on the proper use of construction technology. Boost your Home has benefited more than 1 million people in 28 of Mexico's 32 states.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- not backed by constitution nor legislation, nor by any governmental policy or program
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision