BASR stands for Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation which was founded in 1960 as one of Leonard Cheshire’s homes. Now days, it is a non-profit non-government organization that is nationally recognized for the comprehensive medical and rehabilitation services it renders to beneficiaries from different parts of Palestine, particularly those with disabilities regardless of their gender, age, religion or social class.
As a specialized lending company in Palestine, Acad manages lending programs for the Bethlehem Rehabilitation Association under its services agreement signed on 1 March 2014. It finances micro and small projects with good loans with a revolving portfolio. The Arab Center for Agricultural Development, which has the expertise and human resources and resources in the field of financial and administrative training to prepare feasibility studies for projects, prepare work plans, train beneficiaries, manage and market their products.
This agreement aims to improve the social and economic participation of women and men with disabilities in rural, deprived areas of West bank through vocational training, employment and income generating activities.