Other Trade-Related Activities > United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

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.

For more information: www.unrwa.org

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.

For more information: www.unrwa.org