Malaysian Borneo

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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The Road to Renewable Energy in Sabah, Malaysia

“Efforts to accelerate the growth of the country’s green economy, enhancement of energy sustainability and transformation of the water sector should remain at the core of the country’s socio-economic development.”- ...
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Where’s the Water Source? Why the Obvious Solution Isn’t Always the One That Works

Getting safe, drinkable water to rural communities is more challenging than you think. In a previous article, I debunked the myths that boiling water was a safe solution and argued ...
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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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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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Three Principles of Community-Owned Renewable Energy

Global Challenges, Local Solutions: Series #3 By Mohammad Pakravan, Green Empowerment Technical Program Manager In my last article on renewable energy, I mentioned that the public utility provider for the ...
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Advocating for Renewable Energy in the Land of Free Diesel

Global Challenges, Local Solutions: Series #2 By Mohammad Pakravan, Green Empowerment Technical Program Manager Without a doubt electricity is one of the most vital infrastructures for any development initiative. However, ...
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Bacteria, Boiling & the Body’s Resistance: Dispelling Myths About Access to Clean Drinking Water

Global Challenges, Local Solutions: Series #1 By Mohammad Pakravan, Green Empowerment Technical Program Manager In January of this year I traveled to Malaysian Borneo to learn about development and capacity ...
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Meet the Women of TONIBUNG

Written by Koto Kishida, Green Empowerment Malaysia Program Manager Green Empowerment works with partner organizations around the world to ensure our projects are shaped by local expertise. We started working ...
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Bringing the Biodigester to Sabah

Written by Koto Kishida, Malaysia Program Manager and Gabe Wynn, Asia Regional Director In late August, Green Empowerment and our partners successfully brought biogas digester (BGD) technology to Sabah, Malaysia. ...
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