Bank of Palestine launches “Palestine in the Heart” campaign in support of Humanitarian Relief efforts in Gaza & West Bank

This article was originally published on the Palestine News Network. Ramallah/PNN/ Bank of Palestine Group Launched “Palestine in the Heart” campaign to raise donations locally and globally in support of humanitarian relief and recovery efforts in Gaza, West Bank, and East Jerusalem. Proceeds from the campaign will go to support relief and humanitarian assistance by…

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in West Bank & Gaza

The Local Government and Infrastructure (LGI) program, (2010–2017) improved the quality of life for Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza for both long-term development and emergency response. Water-related infrastructure under LGI included construction of a ground water tank connected to the main water supply line and water network to ensure continued access for nearly 3,000…

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Local Government and Infrastructure Program Final Program Report

Local Government and Infrastructure Program Final Program Report Global Communities’ Local Governance and Infrastructure (LGI) program improved the quality of life for Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza. In addition to impactful infrastructure, LGI enhanced local service delivery, promoted good governance, engaged citizens in community decision making, increased local capacity for building and management,…

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Inside Palestine’s First Green School

Inside Palestine’s First Green School This article originally appeared on Al-Monitor Written by Ahmad Melhem RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Environmental Quality Authority issued a national plan for sustainable consumption and production on Oct. 5. One of its main recommendations is to focus on green buildings to save energy and reuse grey water. The head of the authority,…

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Financing Entrepreneurs in a Chaotic Region

Financing Entrepreneurs in a Chaotic Region This article originally appeared in Financial Advisor Magazine Written by Carol J. Clouse When impact investors think of microfinance, for the most part they imagine helping a coffee farmer in Bolivia or a shop owner in India. But a tailor and father of four in the Palestinian West Bank?…

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