Reports

© UNRWA Photo
07 April 2015
The UNRWA Microfinance Department disbursed 11,288 loans, with a total value of US$ 11,778,457 in Jordan in 2014. Since 2003, the department has disbursed a total of 68,043 loans in the country, with a total cumulative value of US$ 83,171,394.
© UNRWA Photo
07 April 2015
The UNRWA Microfinance Department disbursed 2,967 loans, with a total value of US$ 4,768,590 in the Gaza Strip in 2014. Since 1991, the department has disbursed a total of 108,593 loans in the small coastal strip, with a total cumulative value of US$ 126,093,693.
Health awareness raising workshop marking Global Hand Washing Day, October 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
25 March 2015
01 January - 28 February 2015 | Issue 42 UNRWA is facing severe shortfalls in funding for cash assistance in all fields of operation. Without further donations, the Agency will be forced to make reductions to its cash assistance programme in the coming months. Results of...
Microfinance outreach to youth 2014
20 March 2015
In 2014, UNRWA invested USD 34.4 million to finance 34,967 loans across the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan and Syria. Youth up to 30 years of age received 27.8 per cent of these loans. Loans to youth were valued at USD 9.3 million and accounted for 27 per cent of the total value...
20 March 2015
There was a substantial increase in lending to women since 2007, as outreach grew five-fold from 3,055 loans worth USD 2.38 million in 2007 to 14,976 loans worth USD 10.79 million in 2011. This was achieved by offsetting the declining outreach to women in Gaza by expansion...