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 […]
February 20, 2018

International Women’s Day Campaign

This month, we are raising money for our work with women around the world. Our goal is to raise $8,000 by March 8th, International Women’s Day. World Neighbors […]
January 4, 2018

World Neighbors Regional Director On Keeping Development Local

The Oklahoma City-based NGO World Neighbors works on a variety of development projects across the world. Lionel Vigil, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, […]
January 4, 2018

A simple methodology continues to produce powerful results for Oklahoma City-based World Neighbors

World Neighbors — an independent nonprofit that works to “create permanent change in some of the poorest places on earth” — began with Oklahoma City’s John […]
November 15, 2017

Climate Change’s Bite: Why Insect-Borne Diseases Are Spreading

Homeowner Sohail Soomro dumps debris on his front yard in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Katy, Texas, Sept. 7, 2017 (AP photo by Matt Rourke). Climate […]
September 28, 2017

Starbucks and World Neighbors Collaborate to Improve the Lives of Coffee-Growing Families in Guatemala

September 13, 2017

A New Paradigm for Microfinance: Savings and Credit

While they are no magic wand and really only work as part of a holistic approach, there is enormous potential for international development organizations to help […]
August 2, 2017

Avocado Toast Isn’t Great for The Planet—But Won’t Be for Long

Last week, the Global Resilience Partnership announced the winners of its Water Window Challenge, in which 12 projects will share $10 million to tackle flooding in vulnerable areas.