NEWS & VIDEOS

March 1, 2019

The Starbucks Foundation and World Neighbors Work to Empower Women in Huehuetenango, Guatemala

The Starbucks Foundation and World Neighbors Work to Empower Women in Huehuetenango, Guatemala Thanks to a generous grant from The Starbucks Foundation, a year ago, World […]
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

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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 […]