Greenhouse Expands Opportunities for Syrian Farmer

Our Advancing Agricultural Markets in Syria program is giving farmers the tools they need to grow and sell in-demand produce. READ MORE


NEF Joins Global Resilience Partnership

Organisations joining forces towards a resilient, sustainable and prosperous future for vulnerable people and places. LEARN MORE


NEF 2018 Impact Report

NEF’s 2018 Impact Report is now available online and for download. It features a message from NEF President, Charles Benjamin, and highlights from the reporting year. Check it out! READ MORE


Since 2014, 1,034 Jordanians and Iraqi and Syrian refugees have received cash support and vocational training to start home-based income generating activities such as weaving, food production, sewing, and auto repair

  • Restoring Lives, Restoring Mali

    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.

  • Refugees get a hand up – not a hand out

    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.

  • Financial Independence in a Close-Knit Community

    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.

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