OUR IMPACT

Change That Lasts

Our work brings foundational resources directly to people's homes, health centers, and schools through infrastructure built and maintained by community members themselves.

0

People Reached

0

Community Infrastructure Projects

0

Schools & Clinics with improved access to energy and/or water

...and counting

OUR REACH

Latin America

Southeast Asia

CHANGE THAT LASTS

In summer 2021 we conducted an in-depth 27-site program evaluation of energy and water projects that we installed with partners between 2009 and 2019. We were thrilled to find that 97% of the 27 sites are still fully operational.

Read more about our impact evaluation here.

DEEPER READING

Our Journal

Annual Reports

SEE WHAT WE'RE UP TO

👏 Welcome to the team!
Raven Walsh, Philanthropy Director

Raven has a unique combination of professional fundraising expertise and hands-on experience that make her a great fit for this role. In her last position on the executive team at a prominent Oregon-based non-profit organization, Raven personally raised over $10.5 million to support services for the Oregon's unhoused population through building relationships with donors, planning events and campaigns, and writing grants. She has supported multiple WaSH projects through Rotary and helped on site with two projects in Indonesia and Tanzania.

Welcome to the Green Empowerment team, Raven!
...

🌎 In May, a small Green Empowerment team traveled to the Río Cayapas in Ecuador. This vast waterway is home to many Afro-Ecuadorian and Chachi Indigenous communities who depend on the river for transportation, livelihoods, and water supply.

💧Find out how our recent project along the Río Cayapas helped improve access to the water supply and water system management in our latest blog: http://ow.ly/JpAj50K6xA1

#RioCayapas #60Hertz #WaterSystem #WaterManagement #Sustainability #Partnership #Water #GreenEmpowerment
...

🎉 We are thrilled to announce we raised $36,555 from individual donors in our local leadership campaign! With generous matching funds from our Board of Directors, that is $73,110 dollars to support local leaders as they mobilize communities to build clean water and renewable energy solutions. Big thanks to those who made generous donations! This work could not continue without your support. ...

💧 We are excited to share that we launched a pilot project with @60HertzEnergy! This project took place along the Río Cayapas in Ecuador and offers technical training for water management.

🛠 Find out how this remote monitoring app can be tailored to meet specific needs through detailed, step-by-step instructions in our latest blog. Link in bio!

#60Hertz #RenewableEnergy #WaterManagement #Sustainability #Partnership #GreenEmpowerment
...

👏 Welcome to the team!
Geo Corneby, Southeast Asia Program Director

Geo is an international development professional passionate about social justice and finding solutions that honor local community leadership. She brings her experience in sustainable finance, inclusive business tactics, and climate-positive value chains to support Green Empowerment programs in Southeast Asia.

We are excited for Geo to join Green Empowerment!
...

🌿🍑 We had a blast tabling at @oregoncountryfair this year! It was so great to be part of Energy Park and contribute to the educational environment of this wonderful festival.

☀️💡 Energy Park promotes information in the field of energy and innovative applied technologies, where local nonprofits promote their expertise, knowledge, and materials for festival attendees to learn.

#OregonCountryFair #EnergyPark #OCF #OCF2022 #GreenEmpowerment #Sustainability #LocalNonprofit
...

Our Executive Director, Andrea Johnson, will be speaking at @tedxfiesole!

Andrea is passionate about helping communities take agency over their own development to build their resiliency and get ahead of further climate change consequences. She combines her experience in community development, climate science, organizational management and clean energy to advance a vision of a more equitable world.

Andrea talk will cover "A Renewed Humanism" on September 17th! Stay tuned for more details.
...

✨ Local Leader Spotlight ✨
“It is something wonderful, which brought electricity to our community and to families. We all have this service and it depends on each one of us to choose how to use the energy.” - Vilmer Valdés Becerra, Chaupirume, Peru

Read more about this project and the local leaders that power them in our 2021 Annual Report. Link in bio!

📷 Featured: Community-scale micro-utility project

#GreenEmpowerment #LocalLeadership #LocalLeader #Leader #Electricity #RenewableEnergy #Energy
...

As we at Green Empowerment work to expand water and energy accessibility worldwide, we strive to respect global communities by working within regional contexts and cultures. Our work is more deeply impactful when it addresses the needs of the community from their own perspective.

Our Program Innovation Director, Joaquin Viquez, was able to see firsthand how your investment supports community needs. Find out more and help support this life-changing work. Link in bio!
...

✨ Local Leader Spotlight ✨
“There is an opening for renewables in the gaps where communities cannot viably connect to the grid. We as Sabah are small enough to pivot, yet large enough to be relevant for the global shift to renewables.”

- Cynthia Ong, Chief Executive Facilitator for @foreversabah and leader of #SabahRE2

Read more about this project and the local leaders that power them in our 2021 Annual Report. Link in bio!

#GreenEmpowerment #LocalLeadership #LocalLeader #Leader #RenewableEnergy #Energy #GlobalShift
...

✨ Local Leader Spotlight ✨
“With the DREAM tool, we analyze and provide customized data to our partners based on their operations. The conversation and support then transitions to an all round understanding of what quality health care means based on the intersection between reliable access to energy and health care delivery. Personally, i think it is a great opportunity to understand that my work, though small, is a contribution towards the continent’s long term vision of a prosperous Africa.” - Olivia Nanfuka, Energy Analyst for Green Empowerment and DREAM Tool Leader

Read more about this project and the local leaders that power them in our 2021 Annual Report. Link in bio!

#GreenEmpowerment #LocalLeadership #LocalLeader #Leader #DREAMTool #DREAM #Energy #Sustainability #Partnership
...