Plan for Care Centers for Children and the Family (CAIF)
The Plan for Care Centers for Children and the Family (CAIF) originated as an articulation between organized civil society and the State to implement care policies for early childhood, especially plans seeking social equality. At present, there are CAIF centers throughout the country, coordinated by civil society organizations, where programs for early childhood care are implemented.
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?
- only backed by a governmental program or policy
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- citizens civil society
- democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision