Iman with her youngest daughter Joumana Iman preparing falafel Iman and Ahmed in front of their Falafel stand Help Syrian Refugees to Help Themselves

Near East Foundation (NEF)

Org #521 Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified
1915
year founded
$195,008
raised on GlobalGiving
11
years fundraising
17
projects funded

Mission

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, Sudan, Senegal, Jordan, Lebanon, Mali, Morocco, Palestinian Territories and Egypt-where we work to directly improve the lives of tens of thousands of vulnerable people through programs in peacebuilding, civic engagement, 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 o...

Project Leaders
Sarah Peterson
Sarah Peterson
Kristin Sheehan
Kristin Sheehan
Crowley Andrea
Crowley Andrea
Team
Charles Benjamin, John Ashby, Simona Ceci, Jina Krause-Vilmar, Sarah Peterson, Ann Sutherland, Jum Lux, Kristin Sheehan, Andrea Crowley, Paul Worden, Meghan Boesch, Laurent Denis, Justin Pritchard, Rachel Bass, Brandy Westerman, Rabih Yazbeck, Adam Smith, Jennifer Abdella, Aurelie Buffiere, Gareth Richards
Organization Information
230 Euclid Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
+1 315 428 8670

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0677976670
Organization Information
230 Euclid Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
+1 315 428 8670

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0677976670

Projects (19)

Schooling for Sudan Orphan Refugees
Sudan / Education
Child Sponsorship for Sudan's Neediest Children
Sudan / Health
Ramadan's Special Opportunities in Sudan
Sudan / Health
Ramadan's Special Opportunities in Sudan
Sudan / Health
Support farmers and fight poverty in Sudan
Sudan / Environment
 
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Project Reports

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Apr 6, 2018
Iman and Ahmed: A Story of Resilience
These days, Iman and her husband Ahmed’s days are off to a busy start with a business to run and a family to take care of. Shortly after rising Ahmed heads to their falafel stand to start...
Mar 15, 2018
Supporting Women's Economic Empowerment in Armenia
The Near East Foundation needs your support for its newest project in Armenia! The absence of gender equality has been widely reported in Armenia not only at home but also in the workplace where...
Dec 27, 2017
Asma's story
“It was a bad situation, to see your home fully destroyed after you had been living in it for almost 16 years; it is an extremely difficult feeling. But then you just think okay, aside from your...
 
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