NEWS & VIDEOS

February 5, 2019

In Guatemala and Timor-Leste, single-use plastic water bottles are saving lives

Amid all the plastic-bashing of single-use water bottles, the benefits that many people enjoy from innovative uses of these bottles have been lost in the shouting. […]
January 29, 2019

Drier Conditions Force Researchers To Find New Rice Farming Method

Rice farmers in Nepal are improving yields by more than 50 percent using a technique that sows fewer plants per acre but produces more rice per […]
December 20, 2018

In Burkina Faso, Better Chickens are an Antidote to Hunger and Militancy

Burkina Faso struggles with criminal and ideologically-motivated armed groups. One small NGO is addressing this through “passing on the gift” chicken farming. This is a model […]
November 14, 2018

Community-level Development Happening in Nepal

Interview by Sai Nikesh D Years of socio-political-economic struggle gave Nepal what it is today. Decades-long struggle is turning into real-time development in a gradual and […]
September 14, 2018

World Neighbors in Bolivia

Click here to see a video about our work in Bolivia!
August 15, 2018

Why organizations need to stop hiring expats and start hiring more local staff

A World Neighbors staff member educates women on setting up a savings and credit group. Photo by: World Neighbors By Lottie Watters // 14 August 2018     The localization […]
August 8, 2018

Earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia

August 7, 2018 Dear Friends of World Neighbors: I am writing to update you on the situation in Lombok, Indonesia following a series of devastating earthquakes […]
August 3, 2018

Deadly Earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia

  A deadly 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the central island of Lombok, Indonesia, on Sunday, July 29, 2018.  World Neighbors (WN) works in several villages on this […]
June 28, 2018

Love Thy Global Neighbor

When World Neighbors supporters travel to the 13 countries where the Oklahoma City-based nonprofit helps to change lives, it’s called a journey. Dr. Susan Chambers journeyed […]
May 4, 2018

Climate Change and Indonesia’s Slash and Burn – Agroforestry Can Help

Agricultural production, especially in developing countries, plays a large role in carbon dioxide emissions. The culprit: “Slash and burn,” a crude deforestation technique used in a […]
March 8, 2018

This group helps women earn an income and rise up in male-dominated societies

PBS NewsHour – Larisa Eptako – March 8, 2018 The global picture for girls is improving with more girls attending school than ever before and countries outlawing child […]
February 20, 2018

International Women’s Day Campaign

This month, we are raising money for our work with women around the world. Our goal is to raise $8,000 by March 8th, International Women’s Day. World Neighbors […]