Increase food production and security in Mali Fight Famine in Sudan with Emergency Relief Empower Women Entrepreneurs in Palestine & Jordan Support farmers and fight poverty in Sudan

Near East Foundation (NEF)

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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... read more

Projects (17)

Schooling for Sudan Orphan Refugees
Sudan / Education
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Project Leaders
Jami Fancher
Jami Fancher
Charles Benjamin, John Ashby, Simona Ceci
Organization Information
110 West Fayette St, Suite 710
Syracuse, NY 13202
United States
+1 315 428 8670
Organization Information
110 West Fayette St, Suite 710
Syracuse, NY 13202
United States
+1 315 428 8670

Project Reports

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Aug 11, 2014
Women Launch 73 New Businesses!
Ilham holds a tray of Mo’ajanat, a rolled pastry sweetened with dates, baked as part of her food processing business in the West Bank. With training, support, and startup grants from the Near...
Jul 10, 2014
Farmers Improve Livelihoods and Invest in Communit
The Acacia Senegal tree grows in Sudan’s North Kordofan State and produces a resin known as gum arabic--a major ingredient in paint, glue, cosmetics, and many other products used everyday all...
Jul 9, 2014
Market Gardens Change Lives in Rural Mali
For villagers in the Douentza region of northern Mali – who have suffered drought, political turmoil, and occupation by rebels and extremists — market gardens have not only helped them to...
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