Rating: 4.93 stars 30 reviews
Issues: Food, Environment, International, Economic Development, Microfinance
Location: P.O. Box 270058 Oklahoma City OK 73137-0058 USA
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
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World Neighbors is as unique and effective in 2011 as it was 60 years ago when the organization was founded in 1951. Investment is made in people not things. Because of this, those who are supported with information and training are able to find their own solutions to crushing poverty, lack of food and clean water, better health practices for mothers and babies, even savings and credit groups. World Neighbors begins work in areas most in need with the goal of leaving a self-sustaining village behind. The successes are astounding!
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World Neigbors is so successful at what it does. It provides long term solutions to poverty. Their approach should be copied by the rest of the world.
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If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
make such a difference
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