Social Innovation Bootcamp

Tackling challenges in the Palestinian Education Sector

Design an impactful intervention for your community

The BuildPalestine Bootcamp takes a human-centered approach and leverages design thinking to guide social entrepreneurs through the stages of ‘inspiration, ideation, and iteration’ focused on the pre-incubation stage.  BuildPalestine’s role is to empower individuals to design thoughtful and impactful interventions for their communities. This intervention can be a product, service, initiative or program. 


Explore social challenges around you, identify and understand your problem


Engage with your beneficiary, get creative and ideate solutions for your problem 


Prototype, test, refine and repeat to produce the best solution for your problem

We run the social innovation bootcamp virtually. The Bootcamp is a 22-hour commitment over the course of six days. 

Bootcamp days: 18-23 June

Bootcamp times:
Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday – Thursday 6-9 PM 

Requirements to apply:

– Be passionate about an issue or challenge in the education sector in Palestine
– Have some prior experience in the education sector (preferable)
– Ability to complete the 22 hours of training over the course of the four days of the program
– Apply with a team (preferable, not required)

*Participants only graduate from the Bootcamp if they attend all six days, and complete the tasks provided.

This bootcamp is co-organized by uMake.

Ideate to solve challenges in the Education Sector

The theme for the upcoming BuildPalestine Bootcamp is tackling challenges and opportunities in the Palestinian education sector. What challenges exist today, and what innovative ideas can we propose to tackle these challenges?

In the last BuildPalestine Summit, we discussed Palestine’s most pressing challenges in the Upskilling and Education sector, the bootcamp is a way to ideate solutions for these challenges. Join to take action towards social change!

Want to take action? Apply now


Application deadline: 10 June, 2022

“Attending the Social Innovation Bootcamp helped me in learning the tools required to become more aware of my problem and to organize the possible solutions for it.” 

Samed Alhajajla

ThymeEdu Project

“This Bootcamp was the perfect step to start my journey towards social change”


Suzan Abu Farha

Solid Waste Management Project