2016 Annual Report

In 2016, ANERA spent 94% of its revenues on education, health & economic development programs in Palestine and Lebanon.

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Finances

Support & Revenue

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Fundraising

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Please see ANERA's audited financial reports for more information.

Education

12,167

refugee teens

learned Arabic, English, math and job skills across Lebanon.

780

students

enjoy a better learning environment in two new West Bank schools.

26

preschools

were upgraded with new windows, safe play areas, bathrooms and furniture.

AL MAJD PRESCHOOL

“This building embodies our hopes for our children to learn in a peaceful environment surrounded by the love they deserve.”

Economic Development

6,740

workers

were employed on construction sites throughout Palestine.

133,870

Palestinians

can now access reliable water networks.

740

acres

of parched West Bank fields irrigated with treated wastewater.

“Women and girls are happy to be part of something that has an impact on their community.”

Health and Relief

50

shipments

of medicines and supplies delivered to Palestine and Lebanon.

6,262

refugee families

received live prevention training and treatment kits.

1,700

food packages

distributed to poor families in Gaza and Lebanon.

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Sahar Abu Sido, a nurse at the Gaza Central Blood Bank, is thrilled with the shipment of blood bags ANERA delivered.

No words can describe that moment when we can say 'yes, the blood you need is on the way.

The 10-year blockade and a chronic lack of funds make it difficult for her to keep them in stock.

President & Board Chair Letter

ANERA’s focus is always on people, not politics. It’s a good formula, especially given the charged region where we work. From farms to schools, people in Lebanon and Palestine were touched by ANERA projects in 2016.

We felt great pride when our innovative reuse of treated wastewater in the West Bank successfully irrigated more than 200 family farms, each yielding six harvests of alfalfa fodder per year.

In Gaza, our engineers cheered when the first valves connected thousands of families to daily water in their kitchens and bathrooms. They did this at a time when even pipes were tough to purchase.

In the refugee camps of Lebanon, tensions run high among teenagers who are struggling to work or stay in school. Our non-formal education programs make learning accessible and the sports facilities we construct bridge gaps between communities and give young people an outlet to blow off steam.

In violent and unstable times, ANERA is there, delivering the projects you make possible. No matter what.

With pride in our staff,

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Joseph P. Saba, Chairman of the Board

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Bill Corcoran, President & CEO

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Palestinians can now access reliable water netoworks.

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disadvantaged youth access renovated, well-equipped sports fields.

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teachers trained to promote child-centered learning.

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