Washington, D.C., USA
Project Title: Special Children, Special Needs (SCSN) Project Website: https://www.unrwa.org
About the Grantee
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN Member States. UNRWA also receives some funding from the Regular Budget of the United Nations, which is used mostly for international staffing costs.
The Agency’s services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance, including in times of armed conflict.
Purpose of the Grant
To ensure that approximately 7,000 refugee children will be provided with glasses annually