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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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Time Lapse of the Renovation of the Gaza Sports Club

by Anera

Sep 7, 2022

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The Gaza Sports Club in Gaza City is the oldest, largest sports club in Palestine. Recently, with support from USAID through our Palestinian Community Infrastructure Development program, we gave it a complete overhaul. Outside and inside spaces are fully renovated and look like new. We upgraded the existing fields and added new ones for a…

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Celebrating Anera’s Long History with Al Ahli Hospital

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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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Celebration at New Educational Center in Gaza

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Aug 29, 2022

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The new Unlimited Friends Association educational space in Al Zawayda, in Deir al-Balah Governorate in central Gaza, serves a community of about 28,000 Palestinians. To celebrate the opening of the newly constructed center, it hosted its first summer camp for 100 children. The fun day included competitive games and messages about cleanliness, personal hygiene, and constructive play with clown-led activities….

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Clean Water and Solar Power for 10 Gaza Preschools

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Aug 5, 2022

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Thanks to generous funding from Zakat Foundation of America, Anera installed solar powered water desalination and purification units at 10 preschools throughout Gaza.

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Learning English in Lebanon Through ASU’s Online Education Program

by Anera

Aug 4, 2022

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Anera and ASU provide an online English language educational program geared toward adults and working professionals in Lebanon.

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Food Parcels for Families in Gaza During Ramadan

by Anera

Aug 1, 2022

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Thanks to a generous donation from Helping Hand, Anera was able to distribute food parcels to vulnerable families in Gaza during the month of Ramadan.

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How Reverse Osmosis Desalination Works

by Anera

Jul 29, 2022

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Reverse osmosis is a water treatment process that removes contaminants from water by using pressure to force water molecules through a semipermeable membrane. During this process, the contaminants are filtered out and flushed away, leaving clean drinking water. Anera has installed 25 – and counting! – reverse osmosis systems across Gaza. The water that goes…

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Renewable Energy for a Vital Blood Bank in Gaza

by Anera

Jul 22, 2022

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Before, this Gaza blood bank depended on the use of two generators and expensive fuel to operate. Now, with the support of the Anera community, the CBBS will be able to power their clinic with free and renewable solar power.

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Supporting Small Farms and Farmers in North Lebanon

by Anera

Jul 22, 2022

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In Akkar, Lebanon, Anera is supporting 20 male and female farmers in establishing agricultural greenhouses.

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