March 8, 2016

Haiti earthquake: $13.5 billion in donations, but is any of it working?

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 killed more than 200,000 people, caused widespread devastation and posed even bigger challenges to the already poverty-stricken Caribbean nation.
February 24, 2016

Solar Power Spurs Community-Based Development

Can nations in Africa and other parts of the developing world leapfrog over the use of fossil fuels and go straight to renewable energy sources?
October 11, 2015

Executive Q&A: Oklahoma City CEO tries to be a good global neighbor in needy regions

Recruited for the chief executive position of World Neighbors, Kate Schecter said she admitted to the board when she interviewed that she, until then, had never heard of the Oklahoma City-based nonprofit international development organization.
May 14, 2015

USAID Announces Award of New Water and Sanitation Project

The Improving Community Resilience in Oecusse Project will assist 25 communities in 13 villages in the Municipality to have better access to clean, safe water, improve sanitation and hygiene practices, and strengthen community organizations to operate and maintain water and sanitation facilities.
April 30, 2015

World Neighbors Response to Nepal Earthquake Disaster

PRESS RELEASE - World Neighbors has worked in Nepal during the past 5 decades. Our immediate response has already begun. We have an extensive network of rural communities in at least 11 districts that need our urgent help.
July 21, 2014

World Neighbors Names Dr. Kate Schecter New President and CEO

PRESS RELEASE- World Neighbors, an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit organization founded in 1951, announced today that its Board of Trustees unanimously supported the appointment of Dr. Kate Schecter as the organization’s next President and CEO.