Written by Green Empowerment Board Member Joseph Richards * Pictured above People of Ulu Papar, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo protesting a mega-dam that would flood their community. Dear Friends, I am really excited to share my Green Empowerment story with you, a tale of a remote community in need, organizations that answered the call and a mission…

Read More

Here at Green Empowerment we are excited to introduce you to two new members of our team, Mohammad Pakravan and Abraham Ngu! Mohammad Pakravan, Technical Program Manager Mohammad joined our Portland headquarters in August where he has taken up the mantle of Technical Program Manager. Originally from Isfahan, Iran, Mohammad describes his hometown as “a city with mountains…

Read More

A Volunteer’s Reflections from the Field by Miriam Zubizarreta Ostivar   Some people back home questioned me about the lack of facilities and comfort during site visits. My answer was that far from being a problem, it was grounding to see how few material items and luxuries we actually need to be happy. The Setting When…

Read More