GlobalPDX members work in well over 100 countries in diverse fields such as health care, disaster response, economic development, energy infrastructure, improved cookstoves, water delivery, and women’s empowerment. GlobalPDX members are at the cutting edge of international development program delivery, research and technology. Read about member’s activities on the News page. GlobalPDX is a hub of resources and partnerships in Oregon.

Our Members

Aprovecho Research Center

Established in 1976, Aprovecho Research Center, assists developing world organizations to establish high quality labs so they can test and improve their wood burning cooking stoves.


To provide an opportunity for people to start an encore career, which in turn will keep them engaged and help enrich society.

Good Gallagher

Brand marketing for the greater good. Founded in 2011, GoodGallagher is a brand strategy + design consultancy for the purpose-driven economy. We champion the causes, nonprofits, good companies, and social entrepreneurs making this a better place for all.


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GPSEN connects diverse organizations in a collaborative network that multiplies our collective capacity to educate, empower, and engage for a sustainable future.


Green Empowerment works with local partners around the world to strengthen communities by delivering renewable energy and safe clean water.

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Health In Harmony engages community-led solutions for human health and the health of our planet.

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Loom International brings people, resources, training and information together for the benefit of women and children at risk. We are committed to bring change by working with others in hope and interdependence.


The mission of Medical Teams International is to demonstrate the love of Christ to people affected by disaster, conflict, and poverty around the world.

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Mercy Corps empowers people to survive through crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good.

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Global Development and Justice is an M.A. program at Multnomah University focusing on equipping students in compassion initiatives, poverty alleviation, and combatting injustices.

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We're taking on the biggest threats to human health. Seeking cures. Renewing hope. Teaching the next generation of innovators. And inspiring everyone around us to help build a brighter future.

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The University of Oregon is a comprehensive public research university committed to excellence in teaching, discovery, service, and global engagement.


The Oregon Zoo inspires the community to respect animals and take action on behalf of the natural world.


Founded in 1999, Pacific Research and Evaluation partners with non-profits in their efforts to demonstrate impact and improve services by guiding our clients through systematic processes for making data driven decisions.


Our mission is to place the power of humanitarian aid in the hands of survivors of natural disasters.

We provide survivors of natural disasters with the skills and tools needed to self-determine and manage their community's rebuilding.


We serve and sustain a vibrant urban region through our creativity, collective knowledge and expertise; We are dedicated to collaborative learning, innovative research, sustainability and community engagement; We educate a diverse community of lifelong learners; And our research and teaching have global impact.

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Revolution Accounting and Advisory exists to help transform organizations, leveraging technologies to make everybody's job easier and to give leaders at every level unprecedented visibility and control of their financial and operational information. 


Our mission is to improve health and survival in childbirth for mothers and newborns in low resource settings by sharing knowledge of life saving skills and promoting quality health in a culturally sustainable manner.

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StoveTeam International promotes the local production of safe, affordable, fuel-efficient cookstoves in the developing world

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The mission of the Rafiki Village Project is to improve health, increase literacy, and promote economic prosperity in Tanzania by financing specific community projects in Tanzanian villages.


Empower energy-deficient communities by implementing renewable energy systems worldwide.

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Vibrant Village Foundation invests in the potential of communities around the world. We support villages in the areas of clean water, livelihoods, food security, health and education.

Wanderwell is a social enterprise travel insurance agency committed to guiding travelers towards comprehensive, yet cost-effective plans, giving you peace of mind on your adventures. Our partnerships for short-term and long-term plans include an elite global network of doctors, specialists, and evacuation teams.

World Oregon

The mission of the World Oregon is to broaden public awareness and understanding of international affairs and to engage Oregonians with the world. Our staff and programs work to serve as a community resource on international affairs, enhance international education in the schools, and sponsor international professional visitors.

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To build more ethical forms of capitalism by connecting remote Himalayan communities in India and Nepal with the US.


We have the mission of helping rural populations in the developing world cope with water, food, and fuel shortages resulting from the impact of climate change on their communities.


African Clean Energy is a Dutch-South African social enterprise focused on enabling decentralised access to clean energy to rural households in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.