A Visit to Deir Al Balah, Gaza
I just finished a visit to some of our projects in Deir Al Balah, Gaza. Anera is doing a lot there and I’d like to share here some self videos from three sites I visited.
The Mise Al Reem Preschool in Deir Al Balah
With funding from Dubai Cares, the Alumbra Innovation Fund and the Zakat Foundation of America, Anera renovated the school, provided solar power, a water purification system, and delivered healthy meals to the children there every school day.
Alaa’s Beauty Salon in Deir Al Balah
Alaa participated in Anera’s Women Can program, supported by Islamic Relief USA, for business training and equipment she needed to get her business off the ground.
Munira’s Greenhouse in Deir Al Balah
This is one of the many greenhouses Anera has built in Gaza. They are a game-changer for families, providing them with an income and food source in a place where jobs are scarce. You can see that Munira’s crops are thriving!
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