Nonprofits helping the Palestinian economy

AVPE does not make recommendations for your investments or donations but has included these nonprofits for your consideration.The organizations below are dedicated to Palestinian economic growth and development.


Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.

View Kiva loans being requested in Palestine. These are some of the loans that have been requested to rebuild houses that were damaged in Gaza this summer. There are about 161 loan requests through two different KIVA partners—FATEN and Ryada.

Kiva success stories

The Land of Canaan Foundation

The Land of Canaan Foundation supports traditional farming communities in Palestine. The Foundation partners with two Palestinian organizations to identify projects and channel resources directly to those who can benefit immediately.

Women’s Cooperative Priorities

A small investment in the hard working fair trade women’s cooperatives in Palestine can pay back many times over by bringing financial security to the coop members and their communities.

Presbyterian Foundation Transformational Investments

Transformational investing offers a positive and creative approach to a challenging situation. Beyond a simple monetary return, the outcome being sought is transformation – hope in place of fear, peace in place of violence, empowerment in place of injustice, changed lives, changed circumstances.

Download Transformational Investing Booklet

If you are interested in investing or donating to the Presbyterian Foundation, explore details by contacting:

Presbyterian Foundation
200 East Twelfth Street
Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130
Toll free: 1-800-858-6127

Presbyterian Foundation Videos:

Positive Investment Overview (short)

Positive Investment Overview (long)

Positive Investment – Microfinance

Positive Investment – Renewable Energy

Positive Investment – Education