Retired Mexican businessman Daniel Chavez Moran announces the winners of the 2011 Vidanta Foundation Prize for “Contributions to the Reduction of Poverty and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean,” cosponsored by the Organization of American States (OAS), the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) and the Vidanta Foundation, the nonprofit philanthropic organization founded by Daniel Chavez Moran.
- First place and $100,000 is awarded to Desarrollo Autogestionario, A. C. (AUGE), Mexico.
- Second place and $75,000 is awarded to CE-Mujer, Dominican Republic.
- Third place and $50,000 is awarded to Associação Para Valorização de Pessoas com Deficiência, (AVAPE), Brazil.
The Vidanta Foundation Prize winners were selected on August 26, 2011, from more than 200 applications from civic organizations throughout the Americas by an internationally respected jury including Mrs. Billie Miller (Barbados), Mr. Carmelo Angulo (Spain), Luis Maira (Chile), Esteban Moctezuma (Mexico) and Julio María Sanguinetti (Uruguay).