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Observations from Our Visit to Anera Educational Programs

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On December 5, 2022, we had the honor of visiting two early childhood education programs and one elementary school in the West Bank, funded in part by Anera under the direction of Sulieman Mleahat. We were particularly interested in visiting these programs because of our background in early childhood education (ECE) and elementary education. Bruce…

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Anera CEO Sean Carroll Reports from Gaza

by Anera

Dec 20, 2022

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Anera President and CEO Sean Carroll visited Gaza this December. These are his reports from three different types of projects that give people access to clean water for irrigation, sewage systems in their homes and cultural growth opportunities. From a Desalinization Unit in Rafah This is Sean’s report from a reverse osmosis system Anera installed…

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Palestinian Teachers’ Day 2022

by Anera

Dec 13, 2022

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Today is Palestinian Teachers’ Day, a time to recognize all those who play an integral part in the development of children, such as Anera’s program officer in Gaza, Suad Lubbad. “Having a personal mission to invest in the development of young children to reach a better tomorrow for Palestine has inspired me to persevere in…

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Relieving Pain in Cancer Patients

by Anera

Nov 8, 2022

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My name is Rana Yamout, pain and palliative care specialist at Naif Cancer Center at AUBMC in Lebanon. As a pain and palliative care physician, we struggle on a daily basis to treat patients with cancer. As you may know, 80% of our cancer population suffer from pain. And, unfortunately, due to the current circumstances…

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Rebuilding Homes After the Beirut Blast in Lebanon

by Anera

Nov 2, 2022

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The explosion at the Port of Beirut damaged over 62,000 buildings. We are able to rebuild homes and buildings that were damaged.

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Waste Recycling in Lebanon’s Refugee Camps

by Anera

Sep 9, 2022

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Anera’s Empowered Communities in Action program promotes waste sorting in homes, recycling and upcycling in Lebanon’s refugee camps.

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Fighting Food Insecurity and Unemployment with Farms to Fosool

by Anera

Sep 6, 2022

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Empowering and supplying farmers to bring fresh and nutritional meals to children in Gaza Across Gaza, families are struggling with food insecurity and unemployment, making it difficult to provide adequate meals for their children each day. Without a properly nutritious diet, children often have poor concentration in school, and suffer from eating and sleeping disorders….

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Celebrating Anera’s Long History with Al Ahli Hospital

by Anera

Sep 2, 2022

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Anera helped the Al Ahli Hospital in Hebron, Palestine to get established in 1988. From that beginning, our partnership has continued, with medicine and equipment deliveries.

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Announcing Anera’s Back-To-School Campaign

by Anera

Aug 15, 2022

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As children are preparing to return to start a new school year, Anera is raising funds to support multifaceted projects that help disadvantaged students in Palestine and Lebanon. As students in Palestine and Lebanon return to school, Anera supporters like you can help ensure that they have an opportunity to receive a quality education. We…

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Youth In Lebanon Benefit From Life Skills Workshop

by Anera

Aug 12, 2022

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We invited youth to partake in a 20-hour life skills workshop. They learned about building leadership skills, such as teamwork.

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