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October 28, 2019

Voice of America | Nightline Africa Interview

On October 12, 2019, World Neighbors CEO, Kate Schecter was interviewed on Voice of America’s program Nightline Africa. Listen to the interview here:    
October 23, 2019

Helping Guatemalans Stay In Guatemala

Guatemalans do not want to flee their homes – investing in small businesses, training and security can alleviate poverty and desperation Kate Schecter Thursday, October 24, […]
August 9, 2019

OFDA Video

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDbxSapoMYF0hUNTTpCY3Dw Click here or visit the Videos tab to watch a video by USAID on our disaster preparedness work.
June 17, 2019

In Mali, Higher Incomes and Social Solidarity as an Antidote to Militancy

In 2013, much of Mali was controlled by armed insurgents. With French military and American intelligence and other support, Mali’s government reestablished formal control of the […]
May 16, 2019

Globalization Isn’t Something To Fear

Check out this interview with Kate Schecter, our President and CEO on the Arizona NPR station KJZZ. https://theshow.kjzz.org/content/943416/world-neighbors-globalization-isnt-something-fear
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 […]