Updated on September 16, 2020


Created on September 16, 2020

Caminos de la Villa

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Caminos de la Villa is an interactive data visualization platform that allows users to follow-up and monitor urbanization processes in slums.

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Product Description

Caminos de la Villa is a civic technology platform that allows users to follow-up and monitor the urbanization process carried out by the government of Argentina in the slums of Buenos Aires. Users can access detailed information, and download documents or pictures about the public works in each neighborhood. The platform also allows the citizens of those areas to report claims and add points of interest in their neighborhood. The platform was developed by Wingu in collaboration with ACIJ

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

This product has been implemented by Wingu and ACIJ

Manufacturing/Building Method


Intellectural Property Type

Open Source

User Provision Model

Users can access Caminos de la Villa with basic internet. Developers can replicate the platform forking the GitHub repo and following the steps on the readme section.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2020, the platform has reached +6.000 users in Argentina.

Design Specifications

Caminos de la Villa was developed using the following technologies:

  • Backend: Ruby on Rails
  • Frontend: Backbone JS
  • Database: PostgreSQL and Redis
The code of the platform is open-source and can be found on GitHub.

Technical Support

Provided by the developers.

Replacement Components




Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

This product aims to reduce inequalities and improve the quality of life of the citizens that live in the marginal areas of Buenos Aires.

Vetted Performance Status

No testing has been completed yet.


No known safety hazards are related to this product.

Complementary Technical Systems

Users need a smartphone with internet access.

Academic Research and References


Compliance with regulations


Other Information

More information about this product can be found in this video.

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