28 July 2020

Why do South Koreans wear face coverings and how come it’s no big deal? 

Recently, Good Neighbours UK welcomed two new additions to the team. Katie and Jenny are both students at York St John who want to learn more about work in the not-for-profit sector. We asked Jenny to write about her experiences of wearing face coverings in her home country of South Korea and how we in […]

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30 June 2020

Domestic abuse service receives vital PPE thanks to Good Neighbours UK

Good Neighbours UK has donated PPE for TDAS staff to help protect those within the refuge from the spread of Covid-19. Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a registered charity that supports individuals and families affected by domestic abuse. During the global crisis, their vital face to face service had to be put on hold. […]

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22 May 2020

Good Neighbours: Helping kids cope with anxiety

Our friends in South Korea know a thing or two about keeping calm in the face of adversity. The last few months have been so difficult for many, not least our children and young people. Good Neighbours International have created these helpful videos that will teach children breathing exercises. They help to calm a busy […]

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19 May 2020

COVID-19: Good Neighbours around the world

For around 30 years, Good Neighbours has worked to help those most in need. As an international humanitarian and development NGO, Good Neighbours International is scaling up its activity to help prevent further spread of the epidemic in 45 countries. Global response From providing protective gowns in China in February 2020, to installing hand washing […]

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12 April 2020

Good Neighbours COVID-19 response aired on BBC news

Good Neighbours COVID-19 response in South Korea was featured on the BBC news channel during a segment on Life after Coronavirus. The piece focused on the way South Korea was adapting to the new ways of online schooling and the challenges it brings. One of the challenges was helping out low income families with the […]

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10 April 2020

Good Neighbours UK – Covid 19

At this time of great national concern, we hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe. Containment of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and its implications, has created new challenges for everyone.   Although Good Neighbours is an established international charity, our UK branch is only in its infancy. This means that while this crisis […]

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11 March 2020

Premier League star donates to Good Neighbours Covid response

The York based UK Headquarters of humanitarian aid group Good Neighbours International has welcomed the boost given to the organisation by South Korean Tottenham Hotspur FC star, Heung-min Son. Tottenham forward Heung-min Son has donated 100 million Korean Won (about £65,000) to the organisation’s Covid-19 virus work in Korea, and raised the profile of the […]

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21 February 2020

A great day at the Summer Opportunities Fair

We were thrilled to meet so many students at the Summer Opportunities Fair at York St John University. We were truly humbled by how many students showed an interest in our organisation. It was a great way of introducing ourselves and feeling part of the community in York.   We had a good old chinwag […]

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25 January 2020

Good Neighbours Nicaragua joined the Nicaragua’s School Entrepreneurship programme

Good Neighbours Nicaragua agreed a partnership with Teach a Man to Fish (www.teachamantofish.org.uk) and to also participate in Nicaragua’s School Entrepreneurship programme in 10 schools for 150 students. This programme supports student and teachers in schools to plan, run and develop a School Business in 2020. Nicaragua’s School Enterprise Challenge and Teach a Man to […]

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