Our GlobalPDX Members

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.

Member Organizations

GreenEmpowerment

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

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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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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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Lewis & Clark is a private institution with a public conscience, a residential campus with global reach.

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Philanthropy without Borders is a consultancy that provides strategic guidance to nonprofits and travel operators on philanthropic travel and voluntourism.

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Helping You Protect Vast Areas in the Heart of the Living Planet

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. 

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

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We teach quilting to impoverished women in Kenya, including obstetric fistula survivors, and young sexual assault survivors. We help women gain the skills and self-confidence to become economically independent and assist the girls to complete their education.

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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.

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

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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.

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BamCashea [bam-kah-shay] invests in women, farmers, and working-age-youth by improving local circular agricultural economies in Ghana.

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At Mighty Epiphyte our aim is to know and understand your social enterprise business, help you develop your strategic marketing and business strategy, and walk you through the B Corp and Benefit Company Certifications, and re-certifications so smoothly that you are never distracted from the good work you do every day.

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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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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.

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

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Women-owned and operated, STCK Design is a creative agency for mission-driven organizations and entities. As a team of artists, scientists, and industry professionals, we work to develop and strengthen communication strategies, content creation, and web presence for your brand.

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Child Aid transforms how reading and literacy are taught in Guatemala. We believe all children deserve access to a quality education and the opportunity to improve their lives, contribute to their communities and their world.

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Immigration can be a stressful process, and an experienced and compassionate Portland immigration lawyer can make the process as headache-free and as smooth as possible.

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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.

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ACE helps Zambian moms and caregivers to raise SAFE KIDS, grow STRONG families, and build SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES.

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African Road builds long term relationships with local Changemakers, for the life, health and growth of communities in East Africa.

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Helping mothers who are trafficked or in sex work and their children.

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The Global Shapers of Portland is comprised of the most outstanding young Portlanders committed to improving the state of the local community through implementing global ideas. 

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Designing and delivering global programs that unite academic study, ethical volunteer service, and engaged research opportunities for service-minded people.

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SPOON empowers caregivers, creates tools, and strengthens systems to bring critical nutrition and feeding practices to children without family care, and children with disabilities.

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Member Highlights - Learning Your Community One Face at a Time

Meet Our Writers

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Abby Rodgers is a global communications major at Walla Walla University. She is passionate about photography and service. Her passion for service led her to become a student missionary in Bangladesh for 6 months. 

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Rhiannon Griffiths is an environmental studies major at Lewis and Clark college. She is from New Zealand and attended high school at UWC-USA. She is passionate about environmental protection, restorative justice and French.  She has studied abroad in both France and Cameroon. 

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