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.
INTRODUCING THE THRIVE NEPAL TEAM By Karma Wangyal Lama, Thrive Nepal President I come from a small village in Sindhupalchowk-Hyolmo, at the north of Kathmandu, which is 7-8 hours drive from the capital. Growing up, I always wanted to work with an NGO because working with NGOs have a good reputation and would be a[…]
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Traveling to Make a Difference By Sara McCombs December 25, 2016 Sara is a member of the class of 2016 from Roger Williams University, whom which she traveled with to Hispaniola to perform service work with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children. It was during this time spent in the Dominican Republic and[…]
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Celebrating Recent Milestones in Nepal By Amanda Chou November 21, 2016 नमस्ते (namastē)! This is Amanda and I am back to share with you all some quick updates on our most recent activity in and around Kathmandu. First of all, we want to join the entire Kathmandu community in celebrating the successful reconstruction of the[…]
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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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