Thrive provides alternative energy education and vocational training to communities in need, empowering them with the skills necessary to find innovative solutions to everyday problems and to build those solutions into sustainable enterprises.
Leaders of Thrive Project
During his deployment in Asia he witnessed socioeconomic and infrastructural gaps that he hopes to bridge with the creation of the Thrive Project.
Through this project, he hopes to learn and establish an organization where other like-minded individuals can enjoy the same experiences.
Drawn to the project by Kam’s compassion and desire to help people, and hopes that he will, in turn, help this organization grow to help as many people as possible.
By Amanda Chou Hello again, readers of Thrive Project updates! Our summer in Nepal has ended, but our work certainly has not. My name is Amanda and I am back with exciting announcements on what our educational programs have been up to in Siddhipur and Dhulikel. When Brian and Ryan left Nepal for Syracuse, they[…]
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Hey Thrivers! Check out our latest and biggest publication to date! Thank you to Upstate Venture Connect , a network of of support for New York’s young entrepreneurs. Also a shout out to Amanda Chou, our CMO who is also credited for not only writing this piece but also many of our other blogs and[…]
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Hey Thrive Nation! As you all know, our founder, Brian Kam, was one of the team members that was deployed out to Nepal this past summer, from May – August 2016. During his deployment, was interviewed by Sujata Karki, a representative from Nature Nepal, “a one-stop site for information on Nepalese green sectors with science”.[…]
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Hey Thrivers! On the last day of co-founder Ryan Brinkerhoff’s deployment for the Power Nepal Initiative, he was interviewd by Leo M. from Karuna Outdoor, an online community where people share their passions for the outdoors and traveling. Check out his two part interview through the provided links below and don’t forget to share it with[…]
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Hello readers of Thrive Project Updates! This week we are bringing you something a little different. Rather than our weekly blogs, this week we present to you founder Brian Kam’s Tedx Talk at Tedx Syracuse University. In his Tedx Talk, Brian speaks about his experiences in Nepal and how they inspired him to found Thrive Project.[…]
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Welcome back to Thrive Updates! My name is Amanda and I’m so happy to be writing for you guys once more. The social media team has taken a short – very short – break from blogging recently because we’ve been documenting the awesome live moments of our journey in Nepal. Be sure to check out[…]
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नमस्ते (namastē), readers of Thrive Project updates! My name is Amanda and I am back on the blog this week with some announcements on our recent activity in the village of Siddhipur, Nepal. Brian, Ryan, and Emily have been working incredibly hard on the ground this past week launching the education program in Siddhipur[…]
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Welcome back to Thrive Project updates, dear readers. My name is Amanda and I am working with the social media team to keep you in the know with everything that is happening right now at Thrive Project. And we’ve been busy. Really busy. Travelling approximately 7500 miles across the world busy. As Brian mentioned[…]
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Hey Everyone! Brian here, on behalf of the team, I want to welcome you to Thrive Project. This journey so far has been nothing short of phenomenal, many challenges have passed but many remain ahead, and I remain firmly focused on our mission ahead. Through the valuable contribution and the help of our supporters, our[…]
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On April 25, 2015 Nepal was hit by an earthquake, Gorkha, which devastated not only Nepal but the surrounding areas as well. As a result of Gorkha, 8,712 people have perished from the initial quake, flash floods, and after shocks; while 21,952 people have been injured. The vast majority of Nepal’s infrastructure is in ruin[…]
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