Electricity

Trailblazing Sustainable Energy: Milestones on the Sabah Roadmap

By: Leona Wai, Malaysia Program Coordinator, Green Empowerment  Overview of the Sabah Roadmap The Sabah Renewable Energy Rural Electrification Roadmap (SabahRE2) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that aims to achieve universal ...
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Ultrasound Machine On: Energizing Healthcare in Uganda

The Challenge Imagine tending to 680 live births a year, operating a neonatal intensive care unit, serving 40,000 patients annually and doing it all with two hours of electricity a ...
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Mutual Aid in Myanmar: Solar Power For Emergency Response

In mutual aid systems, people work together to meet the needs of their community. This is different from a charity, which features a one-way relationship between an organization and recipients, ...
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SDG 17 – Partnerships for the Goals: Bringing Global Goals to the Last Mile

Together with local in-country partners, Green Empowerment brings sustainable development to the last mile. The UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 Partnership for Goals strengthens the means of implementation and ...
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SDG 7 – Affordable and Clean Energy: Bringing Global Goals to the Last Mile

Chances are you flipped on your lights this morning, cooked a meal on your stove today, and are sitting in front of a charged laptop now. When was the last ...
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Navigating Uncharted Waters: Successes and Lessons Learned in 2020

It seems as if the whole world is taking one deep, collective breath as the end of 2020 approaches. Although we are looking forward to what the new year will ...
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Partner Spotlight: Anne Lasimbang of PACOS Trust

Even as a young child, Anne Lasimbang spent time collecting funds from neighbors to support families in need as well as distributed information related to pertinent community matters in support ...
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Why partnership inspired me to roll up my sleeves and make cebiche!

I participated in the #cebichechallenge for several reasons, the first was to help raise awareness about Green Empowerment’s vital efforts to bring renewable energy and clean water to rural communities ...
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What Flows from a Protected Watershed?

In honor of Earth Day, we are thrilled to share that earlier this month the government of Nicaragua officially recognized the “Reserva Silvestre, El Cua,” established by our local partner ...
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Investing in Resiliency in Amaguaya, Bolivia

Perched on the banks of a small river in the vast, rugged landscape of the Andes Mountains sits the community of Amaguaya.  The Aymara people who call Amaguaya home have ...
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