Good Neighbors USA is an international humanitarian and development organization committed to building a global community where people live together in health, harmony, and dignity.
We look at the world not in terms of classes or borders. We see people. When you come across the people we have, you'll discover the same thing: people are capable of anything. Our approach is simple but effective. We are enablers. We guide people in creating a new future for themselves. Our projects work to enact lasting change, and we are constantly challenging ourselves to change the world. In the end, the effect of poverty is only as strong as we let it become.
We will work anywhere where need exists regardless of race, nationality, religion, ideology, and geographical constraints.
Good Neighbors has a presence in over 30 different countries allowing us to support over 17 million people and includes nearly 10 million children.
We work to protect preschoolers and children who have been neglected due to poverty. Our projects encourage their physical and emotional development by providing them with fundamental education, medical care, and nutritious meals.
We believe that self-sufficiency is the key to eliminating poverty. We provide vocational training, develop local agriculture, and establish infrastructure.
Health & Sanitation:
We provide medical services and offer health-related education to prevent diseases such as malaria and AIDS. We make it a priority to develop access to clean water, and also have a number of projects focused on building public restrooms and shower stalls for communities.
We empower marginalized groups of women and children through our educational programs. Our projects aim to raise awareness and cooperate with local organizations in order to lift these groups from poverty.
We rely on active participation from community members of each each country we work in for the majority of projects. We expect leaders to take over our staff's work and continue to strengthen it. We build strong partnerships with volunteers, community leaders, local governments, and other organizations.
We dispatch emergency relief teams immediately in the event of natural disasters or civil conflicts. We were on the ground during the civil war in Rwanda; the earthquakes in Pakistan, India, and Turkey; the Afghanistan war; the tsunami in South Asia; and the earthquake in Haiti.