Middle East

 

Egypt

With funding from Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Global Communities has established a $250 million loan guaranty facility to support and facilitate bank lending to enterprises in Egypt.

Iraq

Global Communities has been working in Iraq since 2003. Our current programs focus on expanding access to credit to small and medium-sized businesses to promote economic stability and prosperity.

Jordan

Global Communities has been working in Jordan for 15 years by expanding access to credit, increasing economic opportunities and investing in community-based organizations and youth. With support from USAID and OPIC, Global Communities has established a $250 million loan guaranty facility to overcome obstacles to bank lending. At the same time, we are increasing access to credit for businesses through the Middle East Micro Credit Company, supporting youth employment and enhancing the resilience of communities to meet evolving challenges.

Lebanon

Global Communities has been working in Lebanon since 1997, implementing community-driven programs that address a broad range of social issues from agricultural development to education and the environment. Global Communities' current programs focus on improving access to credit.

Syria & Turkey

Global Communities is assisting conflict-affected communities in Northern Syria from our regional office in Turkey. The Northern Syria Resilience Program is working to increase food security for vulnerable displaced and host-community households.

West Bank & Gaza

Global Communities has been working in the West Bank and Gaza since 1995. Global Communities' programs promote stability through economic opportunity by increasing access to credit and providing humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable populations.

Yemen

Global Communities is working in Yemen to provide emergency assistance to vulnerable, conflict-affected populations to reduce increasing rates of malnutrition and increase household food security and working with youth to create new employment opportunities.