The Community Empowerment Network (CEN) is a US-based non-profit organization which empowers individuals and rural communities and individuals around the world to become more self-reliant by:
- Helping residents there realize that they can solve their own problems and build sustainable livelihoods
- Strengthening their skills and resources so they can do so
- Collaborating with communities, government agencies, business and other non-profits to remove external obstacles that could interfere with the sustainability of individual and community initiatives, by providing key infrastructure, improving access to markets and capital, and improving local value chains.
As result, communities and their residents are able to break the cycle of poverty and foster long-term, sustainable development. Learn More