2010-07-06 15:16:53

JULY 6, 2010

REFUGEE CAMP FOR CHRISTIANS - Among the some 300,000 Palestinian refugees in U.N. camps in Lebanon, Dbayeh outside Beirut is home to three generations of Palestinian Christians and their families who fled the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. What unique challenges does this small community face in a host country which denies them citizenship and many social and employment rights?
MICROCREDIT LEARNING CURVE - After visiting the Palestinian refugee camp Dbayeh in Lebanon, Tracey McClure determined to try to help the jobless community help themselves. Her first problem: how, without any assets, to set up a microcredit program to finance a small business? RealAudioMP3

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