My Nonprofit Reviews
Steve D. of Northern California
Review for Empart USA, Denver, CO, USA
Empart develops leaders from within the local communities with tools for them to transform every aspect of the lives of everyone within the community, and expand the benefit to other communities by these local leaders training others.
They work together on physical and environmental problems (clean water, healthy sanitation, health information) and far reaching social needs (education, care for orphans, parental training, restoration of families and mentally ill).
And in their partnering they know how to be effective and efficient with all their resources and develop long term relationships with people of over 20,000 South Asian communities with respect for each area's diverse and valuable culture and affirm the high value of every life in all ethnicities.
They have run into many bumps along the road, but they have learned so much along the way and have developed enough relationships over the past 20 years that their experiences both good and bad have refined their approaches. They are expanding their training of young local leaders at the corporate levels, which can be lacking in many multinational NPOs. I've been a supporter of many such ministries, but Empart has been the best I've seen at handling large expansion (from 2,000 communities to over 20,000 in ten years) and maintaining agility, cultural relevance and sensitivity as they have experienced such rapid growth .