8 February 2021

Good Neighbours Global Response to Covid-19

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in December 2019, the disease has spread worldwide at an astonishing rate. In just nine months, the cumulative total number of confirmed patients has exceeded 28 million, with a total death count of 908,000 (as of September 10, 2020). The pandemic has not […]

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5 January 2021

When girls’ dreams come true: Tione’s story of becoming a qualified nurse

      This is the real Tione – A now aspiring twenty year old who never stopped dreaming of becoming a nurse. As a young girl she was inspired to follow in the footsteps of the medical staff working at the Good Neighbours Annual Medical Check-up, who looked after Tione and her community. The practical, […]

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23 December 2020

Season’s Greetings from our Good Neighbours UK team

2020 has been a year like no other. As we socially distanced and coped with lockdowns, we also came closer together like never before, connecting with loved ones, friends and colleagues through a shared sense of purpose as we stood in solidarity with those most in need. As this year draws to a close it […]

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15 December 2020

‘Tanzania feels like a second home’ says our trustee Siobhan Skerratt

Tanzania feels like a second home to me. It is a place that gave me friends, family and perspective. I have visited Tanzania on two previous occasions, living there for 8 months between June 2019 and January 2020, teaching and delivering entrepreneurship training. This time round, my time was split between working with aspiring communities […]

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16 October 2020

World Food Day Tour with AVOCADO and friends! by Chaeyoon Park, Intern

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11 October 2020

International Day of the Girl Child – ‘Keeping Girls in School’

Good Neighbours prioritises work on Child’s Rights, with particular attention to the needs and issues girls face around the world. Today, on International Day of the Girl Child, we want to showcase the work in Zambia that is helping girls stay in school and end child marriages. The Government of Zambia’s ‘Keeping Girls in School’ […]

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29 August 2020

Good Neighbours published COVID-19 Global Response Report

Good Neighbours has various initiatives around the world to provide nutrition and medical supplies as well as educational support during the COVID-19 pandemic in 39 countries since December 2019. We are distributing food, masks and hygiene products as a rapid response. For prevention, we are implementing awareness campaigns and installing hand washing stations. We are […]

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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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