World Neighbors

Rating: 4.87 stars   31 reviews


P.O. Box 270058 Oklahoma City OK 73137-0058 USA


World Neighbors inspires people and strengthens communities to find lasting solutions to hunger, poverty and disease and to promote a healthy environment.


World Neighbors has transformed the lives of more than 26 million people in 45 countries since 1951.

Target demographics:

Remote, marginalized villages and communities throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America

Direct beneficiaries per year:


Geographic areas served:

Asia, Africa, Latin America and Haiti


Program service accomplishments include international programs, public education, overseas program services, program familiarization- see attached statements of program accomplishments. Our ratio for program/administrative expenses is approximately 81%. There are a number of realities that lead world neighbors to this program/administrative ratio; 1)we rely on numerous small, individual donors and foundations for our financial support and require more time by staff to support these relationships. This reality has allowed us to develop our unique and highly successful program methodology that is not driven by any one person's or organization's agenda. 2) our program is delivered by thousands of community volunteers who carry out projects for themselves. These efforts are not reflected in dollars, thus keeping our program costs low. We also do not construct buildings or provide other equipment or facilities-costs that typically boost program costs to higher levels.

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Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

World Neighbors is constantly working to improve the lives of burden communities and it was a pleasure to be a part of this organization!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I hosted the “Women and Water” booth for the World Fest International Market and Learning Event and thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience! The presentation allowed many people to learn about the burden of women around the world.

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About every six months

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

Volunteering with World Neighbors and learning about the difference they are making all over the world has been truly rewarding.The staff, the volunteers and the donors are incredible individuals and each are dedicated and passionate about the work they do to help people everywhere improve their way of life. The commitment of World Neighbors to empower women to take a stand in their communities is something World Neighbors excels at every day. World Neighbors won't stop until they have improved the world and I am behind their organization every step of the way!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Learning how I can help others whether in my community or in other places of the world, even if it is a small step.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

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