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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World Water Day: 10 Ways to Conserve Water around the House

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated March 22 as World Water Day to bring attention to the urgent need for action to tackle the global water crisis. ...
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Green Empowerment’s Integrated Approach to WASH

Clean water, basic toilets and good hygiene practices are essential for human survival and development. Unfortunately, across the globe, approximately 663 million people - 1 in 10 - lack access ...
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Supporting Earthquake Recovery in Ecuador

By Ecuador Program Manager, Sam SchlesingerIn the immediate aftermath of Ecuador’s deadly earthquake on April 16th, 2016, the majority of humanitarian aid focused on short-term livelihood and housing needs, with ...
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Nos Vemos, Nicaragua!

[By: Claudia Aber, Stanford University student and GE/AsoFénix summer intern in Nicaragua]10 weeks after arriving in Nicaragua, August 25th was my last day working with Green Empowerment and AsoFénix. I ...
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Welcome to our Nicaragua Takeover Week

Out in the hills of rural Nicaragua, you’ll find the communities of El Bálsamo, El Jazmín, and El Jocote. These are the sites where I’ve been working for the last ...
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Connections Through Time and Spirit – Reflections on Reading the Death of Ben Linder

By Mike KalkofenThe desire to do something meaningful and help people. You hear it a lot these days, especially in the career marketplace, and I can relate because it was ...
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Meet Our Partner: Amenah Lee “Tata” Singson Garcia

Community connections and leveraging local leadership are key to the success of Green Empowerment. Today we introduce you to Tata: a Barang Councilor, or village leader, in Maligue, Isabel City, ...
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