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American Near East Refugee Aid

Rating: 4.5 stars   2 reviews 1,941


1522 K St Nw #600 Washington DC 20005 USA


ANERA creates opportunity and hope for people in the Middle East by improving health care and education and stimulating job creation.


In the 2007 fiscal year ANERA provided $60 million in development assistance and relief aid to local institutions and individuals in Lebanon, the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan and Israel. These programs included: (1) Community and Economic Development - Irrigation, Mechanization, Credit, and Produce Processing and Marketing Projects, and Urban Economic Projects; (2) Technical Assistance, providing training and consultants in agriculture, job creation, credit, health and education; (3) Education, in the form of scholarships for orphaned, destitute and handicapped children, and equipment, expertise and books for educational institutions; (4) Health Services, including clinics and health training; and in-kind pharmaceutical products, providing medicine and health material for hospitals and clinics.

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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

These guys put boots on the ground to get stuff done that's really needed. In my case, I helped them build a latrine at a high school in Jericho. This kind of thing is mundane, but vital, easy to overlook in our high tech environment.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

ANERA does really good work for people on the West Bank, getting real stuff built to help people with their everyday lives.

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I can see the effects, for example, got a good report on how the latrine was the last needed construction project at that high school.

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