Service Learning

Ecuador to Uganda: What I want to bring back with me

By: Osbert Atiwjukye, Africa Program Director, Green Empowerment As Green Empowerment’s Africa Program Director, this November, I had the great pleasure of traveling to Ecuador to learn more about Green ...
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Supportive Environments for Community Management to Thrive

By: Mica Miro, Engagement Manager, Green Empowerment Is it realistic for a water committee of local citizens to manage a water system in perpetuity without outside support? What if the ...
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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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A Week in Borrowed Boots

By David Siegel, Vice Chair of Green Empowerment’s Board of Directors. David is a city planner who has worked with communities domestically and internationally for over 40 years to define and ...
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Guest Post: HDR Foundation 2017 Trip to Nicaragua

This post was written by Elizabeth Fleming, a Structural Engineer at HDR and a participant in the HDR Foundation’s service-learning trip to Nicaragua in May 2017 with Green Empowerment.Have you ...
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Best wishes! Saludos! Meilleurs voeux!

  Please join the Green Empowerment family in thanking Aaron Liss for his contributions to our organization over the years! It is with warmest regards that we wish Aaron success in ...
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University of Idaho Students Spend Winter Break Performing Service with GE

From December 29th, 2016 to January 9th, 2017, three groups of college students from the University of Idaho traveled to three different developing countries to spend part of their winter ...
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Life in Nampasan

This guest post was written by Koto Kishida, a Green Empowerment volunteer and Natural Resource Specialist with the State of Oregon. Green Empowerment’s last blog post (“Tagal Hutan Monitoring Program ...
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Greetings from Nicaragua!

By: Claudia Aber, Stanford University student and GE Intern in NicaraguaI arrived in Nicaragua four weeks ago to work with Asofénix and Green Empowerment, two sustainable development organizations that work ...
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PSU Students Lend a Hand in Borneo

Along the forested Papar River in North Borneo’s Malaysian state of Sabah, many indigenous communities still practice riparian lifestyles much the same way they did hundreds of years ago. Land ...
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