As a result of a research conducted in Uganda and Colombia, and thank to the invaluable collaboration of miners; experts and authorities from Denmark, Uganda and Colombia; from senior miners from the Philippines; and supervisors from the Aalborg University; I present here some elements to build a sustainable model hopefully for more NGOs and related institutions. One of the central conclusions of this research is that it is necessary to rethink and demystify the paternalistic stance of aid projects in developing countries. Projects need to change from a FOR vocation to a WITH perspective. In other words, the idea is not to work for the oppressed, but to work with them. They are the only ones who locally must find the conditions for their liberation. Creating technological solutions through collective and democratic dialogue and facilitated by NGOs.