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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Agricultural Programs, Economic Development, Environment, Food, International, International Development, Microfinance, Natural Resources Conservation & Protection, Rural Economic Development

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

Results: 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: 500,000

Geographic areas served: Asia, Africa, Latin America and Haiti

Programs: 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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Client Served

Rating: 3

During the work on WN, I felt a place that according to what is inside of me. WN gives encouragement to innovate, pro-poor, marginal, emphasizing gender mainstraiming the most powerful and is strong on principles and values. And always targeted at social change.
Pengelolaan sumberdaya alam (memperjuangkan bagaimana alam terjaga keberlanjutannya dan memperjuangkan hak-hak masyarakat pinggiran hutan dan sekaligus bagaimana masyarakat tersebut menjadi penjaga hutan). pengembangan program hutan kemasyarakatan, hutan keluarga, agroforestry

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