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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Testing the Waters in Nicaragua: Project Update

Last December, Technical Manager, Elise Kittrell said “hasta la vista” to the Green Empowerment (GE) office as she embarked upon a three-month journey to Nicaragua. Over the course of her ...
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Water System Rehabilitation and Environmental Management in Tallambi, Colombia: Project Update

Located in remote southwestern Colombia within the Mayasquer Awá-indigenous territory, the town of Tallambi shares many environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic characteristics with neighboring Chical, just across the border-defining San Juan ...
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Hygiene and Sanitation in Pueblo Amado, Nicaragua: Final Project Update

In late 2014, Green Empowerment and Nicaraguan partner organization Association of Rural Development Workers- Benjamin Linder (ATDER-BL) worked with the community of Pueblo Amado in Northern Nicaragua to install a ...
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Community Empowerment Expansion in Nicaragua: Project Update

This post was written by GE volunteer Kendra Sterneck.El Jazmin, located in the region of Boaco in central Nicaragua, is a community that faces many complex problems, including high rates ...
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Watershed Protection and Community Resilience in Ecuador: Update on Supporting Earthquake Recovery

This post was written by GE volunteer Kendra Sterneck. It is an update from the project described in the October 4th, 2016 post by Sam Schlesinger.Over the past few months, ...
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GE Board Members Visit Projects in Asia

This post was written by Wendy Stickel, a member of the Green Empowerment Board of Directors, about a board member trip to the Philippines and Malaysian Borneo with Executive Director ...
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