The Silver Lining of the Pandemic: Virtual Capacity Building

When COVID-19 shut down Green Empowerment projects across Latin America, our staff and local partners were initially devastated. The renewable energy and clean water projects we were looking forward to ...
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Clean Water System in Peru Improves Health, Education & Business

For many years, Doña Noa and fellow residents of Las Tunas, Peru endeavored to persuade their local government to invest in a potable water system and related training for their ...
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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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A Mobilized Community, Río Abajo

By Steve Gretzinger, Green Empowerment Board Member It had been many years since I had last put on dusty boots to visit a remote, rural village in Central America. On ...
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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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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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Green Empowerment Welcomes Maria Elisa, Nicaragua Fellow!

Written by Caitlyn Peake, Latin America Regional Director Crisis continues to unfold in Nicaragua. Although violence has diminished considerably and transportation routes are opening up, the people of Nicaragua are ...
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Amid Conflict, Clean Water for Communities in Basilan: Project Update

By Jojo Fajardo, Green Empowerment Philippines Program Manager Access to clean drinking water and sanitation facilities are foundational to leading a healthy and productive life. Yet, 8 million Filipinos currently ...
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