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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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Before the Taps Run Dry

by Anera

Jul 25, 2022

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Responding to Gaza’s Existential Water Crisis The semi-arid Middle East suffers from a chronic scarcity of water. The causes are many: climate change, drought, desertification, urbanization, over-consumption, waste and pollution. Politics also can present special challenges when it comes to accessing and distributing water resources. In Gaza, many of these issues are present in an…

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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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Agricultural Training in Lebanon Provides Jobs and Food Security

by Anera

Jul 22, 2022

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In partnership with the Imam Sadr Foundation and funded by UNICEF, Anera is providing agricultural training for young people in Lebanon in response to the economic and food insecurity crisis.

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Protecting Palestinian Families from Flooding and Replenishing Gaza’s Underground Aquifer

by Anera

Jul 19, 2022

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The Asqula stormwater basin renovation will protect 100,000 Palestinians in Gaza City from flooding and absorb more rainwater to replenish Gaza’s underground aquifer. This project is generously funded by Islamic Relief USA and implemented by Anera.

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World Youth Skills Day 2022

by Anera

Jul 15, 2022

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On #WorldYouthSkillsDay, we want to recognize powerful youth! Young people today in Lebanon, Gaza, and beyond face challenges ranging from high education costs to lack of work opportunities post-graduation. Anera’s Youth Empowerment, Education, and Employability programs allow these students to learn skills they would not have learned in school, which enables them to succeed. We…

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Anera’s Development Impact Bond (DIB) Opportunities

by Anera

Jul 14, 2022

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This short film provides a description of how a development impact bond, or DIB, works. Anera will have several opportunities for financing programs through DIBs. This film specifically hones in on Anera’s work in early childhood development in Palestine, where we are making major inroads into improving the quality of preschool infrastructure and pedagogy.

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Water Well Rehabilitation In Gaza

by Anera

Jul 13, 2022

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We were able to restore a decaying water well in Mughraqa that will supply clean water to at least 12,555 residents.

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