Living amidst constant stress and frequent trauma, Palestinians, especially women, are rarely given an opportunity to explore their identity and personal challenges. Despite the rising need for mental health services, there is a severe shortage of qualified mental and community health care professionals and social stigma against such mental healthcare.
In 2014, a seven-year-old boy named Bader from Khuza’a, was wounded by shrapnel and died after ambulances were initially unable to reach him for four hours. When there is a medical emergency, every second counts. The time it takes for an ambulance to arrive can be the difference between life and death.
As first Gaza’s emergency medical responders, we are determined to use every moment and save lives in Gaza.
Preserving Palestinian heritage has never been more urgent. Rooting young Palestinians in their history empowers them to more readily imagine their roles in the future of Bethlehem and Palestine.
At the Bethlehem Museum we seek to articulate the narratives of the Palestinian people.
Each year, ambitious female graduates from UNRWA schools apply to receive the Shawna Christianson
Clarke Scholarship which provides the full four-year tuition required for an undergraduate degree. The recipient of the scholarship must demonstrate high academic achievement, financial need, leadership potential and demonstrated seriousness of purpose.
As a group of Palestinians, we saw a lot of problems that needed to be solved, and a lot of people around the world willing to help. So we are creating a crowdfunding platform for social impact projects, with the goal of empowering grassroots problem solving.
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