Near East Foundation (NEF)

Founded in 1915, the Near East Foundation's mission is to help build more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive communities in the Middle East and Africa through education, governance, and economic development initiatives. NEF is an operational NGO with projects in seven countries -- Armenia, Egypt, Jordan, Mali, Morocco, Palestine, and Sudan -- where we work to directly improve the lives of tens of thousands of vulnerable people through programs in Peacebuilding, Civic Engagement and Education, Sustainable Agriculture, and Business Development. In the field, approximately 50 NEF staff members-all of them from the countries in which they work-partner with local organizations to find homeg...

New Income Opportunities for vulnerable Armenians

New Income Opportunities for vulnerable Armenians
Photo from Progress Report 'New Mother Achieves Economic Independence' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ilham holds a tray of Mo'ajanat, a rolled pastry.

Ilham holds a tray of Mo'ajanat, a rolled pastry.
Photo from Progress Report 'Women Launch 73 New Businesses!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mane's pakhlava and gata are sold in 4 stores

Mane's pakhlava and gata are sold in 4 stores
Photo from Progress Report 'Armenian Survivor Takes the Cake with New Business' (view small | med | large | orig)

Shallot harvested in market gardens.

Shallot harvested in market gardens.
Photo from Progress Report 'Market Gardens Change Lives in Rural Mali' (view small | med | large | orig)

Eight communities benefited from production.

Eight communities benefited from production.
Photo from Progress Report 'Market Gardens Change Lives in Rural Mali' (view small | med | large | orig)

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