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World NGO Day 2024: A Message from Palestine

by Anera

Feb 27, 2024

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February 27th marks World NGO Day, globally honoring the relentless efforts of NGOs in combating poverty and inequality.

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Creating Opportunities for Youth in Lebanon

by Anera

Feb 14, 2024

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With support from UNICEF, Anera partners with training institutes across Lebanon to offer courses for young people to acquire the skills they need to enter the job market. Omar is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon with his family. He dreams of being a mechanical engineer but was forced to drop out of school to…

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Overview of Anera’s Response in Gaza (Video)

by Anera

Feb 9, 2024

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With approximately 450 individuals working on the ground, Anera is delivering humanitarian aid in Gaza every day.

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Supporting Flood Victims in Northern Lebanon with Essential Food Supplies

by Anera

Feb 9, 2024

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Intense rainfall and storms have wreaked havoc in North Lebanon, notably in the Akkar region, causing widespread destruction to homes, communities, refugee camps, and farmland. In response to the resulting food insecurity, Anera and the Lebanon Humanitarian Fund (LHF) are stepping in by delivering food parcels containing a two-month supply of essential provisions.

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Cleaning Up A River in Nahr Ibrahim, Lebanon – Nahno Volunteers

by Anera

Feb 4, 2024

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In Nahr Ibrahim, Lebanon a group of volunteers are cleaning up a river and renovating a cargo container – damaged in the 2020 Beirut Port blast. Initiatives like these are just some of the ways our staff is working with Lebanon’s youth to improve their country.

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Beirut by Bike – A Nahno Volunteers Project

by Anera

Feb 3, 2024

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Anera and UNICEF organized a youth bike event in downtown Beirut to promote green ways to get around and educate young people about Anera’s vocational education programs.

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Lebanese Culinary Success Story: Khalid’s Journey from Home Cook to Entrepreneur with Anera

by Anera

Jan 23, 2024

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Enrolling in an Anera course in Saida, Lebanon transformed Khalid’s culinary dreams into reality, giving him the confidence to open his own restaurant and bakery.

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Crafting Skills and Empowering Youth: Soap Making and Handicrafts in Bekaa, Lebanon

by Anera

Jan 22, 2024

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In Bekaa, Lebanon, young minds are unleashing their creativity and learning job skills through Anera’s soap making and handicrafts course.

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Fostering Peace Through Sport in Lebanon

by Anera

Jan 9, 2024

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Since 2021, Peace Through Sport has impacted 423 young people in 8 rounds, and they’ve paid it forward, positively affecting over 5,000 lives through their initiatives.

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Building Up Confidence in Lebanon’s Youth: Peace Through Sport

by Anera

Jan 5, 2024

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Anera, in collaboration with partner Around The Worlds, is fostering confidence and empowerment among young people in Lebanon through sports.

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