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Addressing Period Poverty: Challenges and Solutions in Lebanon, Gaza and Beyond

June 10, 2024

This report examines the severe impact of period poverty on women and girls in Lebanon and Gaza. In Lebanon, menstrual product prices have surged by 500% since 2019, forcing many to use unsanitary alternatives, worsening health risks and social stigma. In Gaza, ongoing war has intensified the crisis, leaving many without access to basic menstrual hygiene products and facilities, leading to severe physical and mental health issues.

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Protected: Teacher Trainings Strengthen Preschool Education in Palestine

We recently conducted a series of teacher trainings for Palestinian educators to strengthen teaching for preschool children in Palestine.

Helping hope find a way

Anera helps refugees and others hurt by conflicts in Palestine, Lebanon, and Jordan build better lives. Our programs grow from grassroots solutions and deliver lasting change.

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Our staff in the Middle East serve
the places they are from.

We nurture food systems

Our agricultural work supports small farmers to practice sustainable farming.

We build community

Our work in livelihoods, infrastructure and sports strengthens ties.

We unlock potential

Our education programs open doors from preschool to college.

We heal and restore

Our health programs deliver medicines and promote healthy habits.

We respond to crises

Our health programs deliver medicines and promote healthy habits.

We supply water

We erect reservoirs, repair and expand water networks, renovate sewage systems, and connect hospitals to water.

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The Power of Community and Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers

Since the war in Gaza began, Anera has seen an unprecedented increase in peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns from around the world. These campaigns have been instrumental in raising funds — nearly a quarter of a million dollars since the start of the war —and awareness for Gaza while demonstrating the diverse ways in which communities worldwide can unite to make a meaningful impact. Read on for some standout examples.

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2023 Highlights*

Our Impact


Million in relief, health, education, and livelihood projects delivered in Palestine, Lebanon, and Jordan.


Gaza residents got improved access to water in Rafah, Beit Hanoun, and Deir El Balah, Gaza.


Young people in Lebanon provided with vocational training in construction, healthcare, IT, etc.

*Anera's fiscal year 2023 (June 2022 - May 2023)