15 March 2021

SDG Progress Report 2016-2020

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in September 2015 as a successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The SDGs list 17 goals and 169 targets, covering 2016 to 2030. Achieving these goals would reduce global poverty and inequality so that no one is left behind. The COVID-19 pandemic however, presents a real obstacle […]

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8 March 2021

International Women’s Day with Hyejoung Yang, Director of Good Neighbours UK

Written by Sorina Antonescu It began with a simple idea – that on International Women’s Day we would celebrate the women of the world and all their incredible achievements. When it came to choosing our hero, we didn’t look far. Hyejoung Yang was right here, steering our Good Neighbours UK team out of the murky […]

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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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