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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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Impact Expansion: Solar Water Pumping in Peru

As the world slowly emerges out of a two-year pandemic, it is clear we all still face urgent political, economic, and environmental challenges. The unsustainable production of oil is causing ...
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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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Solar Powered Health Clinics in Peru Strengthen Community Resilience

Prior to having electricity at their rural health clinics in the Andean mountains, health care workers in Contumazá, Cajamarca, Peru had to travel three hours one way to obtain and ...
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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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Building Resilient Communities and Supporting Market Participation in the Bolivian Highlands

Written by Andrea Johnson, Green Empowerment Executive Director Green Empowerment has worked in Bolivia since 2016 with partner, Practical Action. The majority of our projects, including our first project along ...
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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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