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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 […]
March 5, 2020

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

By Larisa Epatko The global picture for girls is improving with more girls attending school than ever before and countries outlawing child marriage, said U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres […]
March 5, 2020

How fish farming is combating Kenya’s “sex-for-fish” trade

By Rob Fletcher A programme that encourages the adoption of pond-based fish farming in Kenya is raising household incomes and halting the spread of sexually transmitted […]
March 5, 2020

Aid workers navigate unpredictable access amid Haiti’s violent protests

WASHINGTON — Fuel shortages, violence, and protest-blocked roads are threatening NGO operations in natural disaster-prone Haiti. Intermittent protests have roiled the country since the government announced […]
February 7, 2020

World Neighbors in Guatemala –Strengthening Communities

In November 2019 Kate and a team from around the US visited our program sites in Guatemala. While there, Mike Barber shot this beautiful video! Check […]
November 22, 2019

East Africa Fish Farming Project Supports Local Food Security, Mitigates Climate Change

by Shem Oirere November 20, 2019 Small scale fish farming is at the center of an initiative among communities near the shores of Lake Victoria in […]