The impact you will make by investing in the Recovery and Resilience Fund is multi-faceted and cross-cutting — building on our ability to reach more people in need, ensure the sustainability of our projects, and share lessons learned. Together, let’s make an impact. LEARN MORE
NEF’s 2017 Impact Report is now available online and for download. It features a message from NEF President, Charles Benjamin, and highlights from the reporting year. READ MORE
NEF is working with Syrian refugees and struggling Lebanese and Jordanian women to help them start or expand income generating activities in order to help support their families. This is Asma’s story. READ MORE
For a year, Kaadi struggled to get water to his rice fields. His earthen irrigation quickly fell apart. With some training from NEF, a few donated supplies, and his own hard work, his fortunes turned for the better just as fast.
In an effort to expand her cheese making business, Hana sought help from the Near East Foundation. This help included business and marketing training, as well as capital. She hopes to increase her cheese production and move into the production of other dairy products.
Khadija is a single mother in the West Bank who started a clothing shop to give herself financial independence. NEF and the Rangoonwala Foundation to gave her the knowledge to expand and market her skills while completely taking over operation of her business.