Green Empowerment

Green Empowerment provides villages with clean water, electricity from renewable energy and sustainable solutions.
50 Clean Cookstoves for Villages in Nicaragua
Fuel efficient, improved cookstoves to reduce firewood consumption by 50% and indoor smoke up to 90% for every family in Candelaria, Nicaragua, significantly improving the quality of life and health in the community. Our established program focuses on the implementation of clean cookstove technology through training masons to construct the stoves and stove parts locally and environmental education trainings with the community's youth. project reportread updates from the field
Micro Hydro Power for 1,000 People in Philippines
A community-based micro-hydro power (MHP) system will be installed to provide household lighting and run community-based corn mill enterprises allowing people to secure food and income. project reportread updates from the field
Solar electricity for Karen children dormitory
Solar panels will provide electricity to a dormitory which houses, feeds and supports 30 Karen children of all ages. The solar system will power lights, a computer, and satellite internet access. project reportread updates from the field
Bring Wind Energy to 33 Peruvian Homes
This project will implement off-grid small-scale wind energy in order to provide the electricity necessary for each of the 33 homes that make up the small community of Alumbre in Peru. project reportread updates from the field
Electricity for 135 people in Colombia
Project uses an innovative award-winning river turbine, crowdsourced in partnership with InnoCentive, to generate electricity for 135 people. A prototype will be built and installed in Villa Fatima, Colombia, where there is no electricity. project reportread updates from the field
Bring Solar Energy to 7 Burmese Medical Clinics
This project will install photovoltaic systems at 7 clinics that provide healthcare to thousands of oppressed and internally displaced Karen people in Burma (Myanmar). project reportread updates from the field
Provide Renewable Energy to 22 Colombian families
This micro hydroelectric project will bring electricity and lighting to 22 indigenous families living in rural Minaflores, Colombia, an area under threat by guerillas and paramilitary. project reportread updates from the field
Clean Water and Conservation in the Philippines
On the island of Negros, in the Philippines, an innovative pump will bring clean running water to thousands of people in 12 villages and encourage watershed conservation within these communities project reportread updates from the field
Help Persecuted Burmese Refugees
200,000 indigenous Karen people of Burma continue to be persecuted and violated by the Burmese government. Solar energy will enable medical aid for refugees at two new large medical clinics in Burma. project reportread updates from the field
Bring Renewable Energy to 20 Peruvian Communities
The project will implement off-grid solar power and micro-hydro systems to provide electricity to 20 communities in the Andean highlands of Peru. project reportread updates from the field
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