News From The Field

Washington State University Travels to Ecuador!

Written by Green Empowerment Operations Manager, Martin Olza and Trip Participant, Danielle Keerbs This spring, students and faculty from Washington State University traveled to Ecuador with Green Empowerment to help advance our projects ...
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Green Empowerment Receives GPSEN Sustainability Leadership Award!

Many thanks to GPSEN for recognizing Green Empowerment with its Nonprofit Sustainability Leadership Award. On March 8th, Green Empowerment accepted a leadership award at the Greater Portland Sustainability and Education ...
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Today, We Celebrate Women

Written by Kristen Grauer, Development ManagerGreen Empowerment is a small organization run predominately by women. In Portland and abroad we educate and empower female leaders in sustainability - from engineers to ...
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A World Powered by Poop?

Written by Green Empowerment Technical Manager, Elise KittrellA world powered by poop. Poop you say? Gross, right? Well not for the RedBioLAC, a consortium of biogas practitioners in Latin America ...
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Solar Power for Clinics in Lay Kay Kaw

Written by Asia Regional Director, Gabe Wynn A mere two hours from the peaceful border town of Mae Sot lies the Karen refugee community of Lay Kay Kaw. In this ...
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Join us in building resilience.

Written by Latin America Regional Director, Caitlyn Peake Dear friends, It's easy to feel disheartened when stories of conflict, poverty and displacement dominate the news. When headlines fill us with fear ...
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After the Flood Along Rio Beni

Written by Elise Kittrell, Green Empowerment Technical Manager and Steve Meicke, Engineer and International Volunteer Nestled in the jungle of Rurrenabaque along the vast Rio Beni, live several indigenous communities. ...
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Bringing Clean Water to Maligue

Written by Elsa Frey, Green Empowerment Program Manager Green Empowerment is currently in the midst of a project to provide clean, potable water and hygiene and environmental education to improve ...
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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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