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Other Trade-Related Activities - UNRWA

Other Trade-Related Activities - UNRWA

Information dated: 2017
Contact

Martha Myers

Director, Relief and Social Services Department, UNRWA

Tel: (+972 8) 677 7333

Relief and social services

The social services division operates through the network of the community-based organizations (CBOs) providing direct business training to vulnerable population groups. A number of CBOs are implementing small scale credit programmes, from which 1,254 female refugees have received loans.

Contact

Alex Pollock

Director, Microfinance and Microcredit Programme

Tel: (+972 8) 677 7333

Microfinance and Microcredit Programme (MMP)

The goal of the MMP is to promote economic development and alleviate poverty. The programme operates at micro-level by providing direct credit for enterprise, household consumption and housing needs which provides income-generating opportunities for Palestine refugees and other poor and marginal groups. The service is provided through MMP branch offices. In addition, through its micro-enterprise training programme.