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Education for Palestinian Children

by Anera

Sep 29, 2014

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Anera is investing in upgrading preschools, training teachers, producing resources, and addressing wider issues by leading the way in developing a national early childhood development strategy in the West Bank and Gaza. Thanks to contributions from individuals and educational foundations around the world, we repair and improve school infrastructure to create safe learning environments. We…

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Two West Bank Preschools Become Vibrant Learning Spaces

by Anera

Feb 18, 2014

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The majority of Palestinian preschools in the West Bank and Gaza are inadequate environments for the care and education of children. Many schools were not initially designed to be childcare and education centers, and are instead last-minute additions to community centers and mosques. Preschools are overcrowded, dilapidated, and lack facilities such as playgrounds, reading corners,…

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Sports for Peace in Lebanon

by Anera

Nov 21, 2013

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A news report about Anera’s Sports for Peace project that aims to bridge divides between communities in conflict in Lebanon.

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Helping Palestinian Refugee Children in Lebanon Do Better in School

by Anera

Oct 4, 2012

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In Lebanon, Anera supports remedial education and active learning for youth in Palestinian camps through financial aid and support of educational institutions. Meet Saja in Nahr El Bared. She is taking full advantage of the support Anera gives.

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A New Computer Room for a West Bank Girls’ School

by Anera

Oct 2, 2012

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With only $20,000, Anera fully equipped the computer room at Kufur Thulth Girls’ Secondary School near Qalqilia, West Bank. With regular access to good computers and reliable Internet, the 400 girls at the school are using the tools they need to build their future in today’s technological world.

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Anera Delivers TOMS Shoes in Gaza

by Anera

Apr 24, 2012

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Years of blockade and economic hardships in Gaza mean that many children are forced to walk to school barefoot or in sandals and other flimsy shoes.

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