ABDUL HADI, IBRAHIM HILMI (1927-2002)

businessman ,founder of the Patients Friends’ Societies

Born in 1927; studied at the University of Tennessee, USA; worked in his chosen field - agriculture - for several years; settled in Nablus and became a successful businessman, who, with others, established 17 companies in the fields of insurance, real estate and hotels; has been involved in philanthropic activities and projects; has insisted in investing in Palestine rather than abroad and supported small businesses in order to promote the Palestinian economy; passed a policy in his insurance company, which assisted students by paying for their university fees; was a member of various charity organizations and a founding member of the Patients Friends’ Societies; died on 20 Dec. 2002.

IBRAHIM HILMI ABDUL HADI