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August 4, 2020

Kitchen Gardens- Planting Better Lives for Nepal’s Marginalized

Laxmi B.K., age 35, lives in the rural village of Sindhupalchok in Nepal. She is a member of the Dalit community of Chautara Sangachokgadi Municipality, ward […]
July 10, 2020

How a Tiny and Impoverished Pacific Island Beat the Corona Virus

By Randy Mulyanto and Nicola Smith Almost half of Timor-Leste’s more than 1.2 million population still lives in extreme poverty with little access to healthcare and […]
July 1, 2020

In Timor-Leste, WASH Investments Help Drive COVID-19 Success

By Edd Wright To date, Timor-Leste has only 24 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and no deaths.  It hasn’t registered a new case since 24 April. This is […]
July 1, 2020

COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply: Big Lessons from the World’s Small Farms

By Kate Schecter The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed both the strengths and limitations of globalization. The crisis has made people aware of how industrialized food production […]
July 1, 2020

Investing in WASH to Prevent COVID-19

By Srijana Karki More Nepalis abroad than in Nepal have contracted and died from the coronavirus. At least 33 Nepalis in the UK, 15 in the United […]
June 23, 2020

What Helped this Asian Country to Keep Covid-19 Deaths at Zero?

By Andrew Wight Timor-Leste, also known as East Timor, has seen more than 50 days without new COVID-19 cases and has yet to report a single death, thanks […]
June 2, 2020

Edd Wright on Climate Resilience in Timor-Leste

By Ankit Panda Timor-Leste faces particularly acute climate challenges as an isolated, poor, and dry nation. Water remains scarce, intensifying public health concerns amid the ongoing […]
May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Respect Nature and Learn to Co-inhabit – Ms. Srijana Karki

Interview by Sai Nikesh D Covid-19 crisis has hit every part of the world, disturbing life and living altogether. Governments, NGOs, individuals and more sections of […]
May 8, 2020

The Cultural and Social Challenges to Slowing the Pandemic in Africa

By Chris Macoloo When the outbreak of the coronavirus was reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, it is arguable whether African governments took the threat […]
April 13, 2020

Coronavirus in Africa: what happens next?

By Kate Hodal and Samuel Okiror Just seven weeks after Africa recorded its first case of Covid-19 – an Italian national in Algeria – the virus is creeping […]
April 13, 2020

World Neighbors is Making a Global Difference

By Amanda Gibson SEATTLE, Washington — Dr. John L. Peters founded World Neighbors in 1951. It is an NGO based in Oklahoma City. After serving in World War […]
April 13, 2020

Savings and Credit for Haiti

By Kate Schecter OKLAHOMA CITY: In the decade since an earthquake devastated Haiti, the United States and other  governments poured more than $13 billion into recovery […]