World Neighbors is an international development organization striving to eliminate hunger, poverty and disease in the most deprived rural villages in Asia, Africa and Latin America. World Neighbors invests in people and their communities by training and inspiring them to create their own life-changing solutions through programs that combine agriculture, literacy, water, health and environmental protection. Since 1951, more than 26 million people in 45 countries have transformed their lives with the support of World Neighbors.
Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean
World Neighbors believes that development is a process that people and communities must lead themselves. While improving the lives of marginalized and vulnerable rural people through project inputs, World Neighbors facilitates the emergence, growth and sustainability of local community-based organizations.
Our approach is simple and successful. World Neighbors big-picture, integrated approach focuses on the entire community rather than on one issue. We listen to the people without predetermined ideas of how they should change, and we understand that issues are often interrelated. By removing one obstacle, we can open many avenues of opportunity.
Hunger: We work to eliminate hunger through an integrated approach of sustainable agriculture and proper nutrition.
Poverty: Globally, about 1 billion people are living on less than a dollar a day, and 162 million live well below that on less than half a dollar a day. World Neighbors works to lessen poverty by working with communities to find creative income generating activities and encouraging credit and savings programs. Disease: Millions of people die from preventable diseases each year. World Neighbors trains villagers to become health experts who are able to guide their communities to better overall health. We focus on three different areas: community health, reproductive health and fighting HIV/AIDS.
Environment: World Neighbors programs around the world work under continuously changing weather conditions. As a result, World Neighbors helps our communities build sustainable programs that are not only good for the community, but are also good for the earth.
Indirect Public Support HelpIndirect public support represents revenue received through solicitation campaigns. This includes funding United Way and other federated fundraising organizations, but does not include donor designated contributions.
Earned Revenue HelpEarned revenue represents income generated in direct exchange for a product or service.Earned income includes income from government contracts.
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