Tarqumiya Society for Higher Education

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LOCATION: Tarqumiya Municipality, Hebron Governorate In the town of Tarqumiya outside Hebron, the well-respected Tarqumiya Society for Higher Education offered scholarships to disadvantaged university students. A local charity donated an office to the organization, enabling it to use a Community … Continue reading

Qalqilya Society for Community Development

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LOCATION: Qalqilya Municipality, Qalqilya Governorate The Qalqilya Society for Development was established in 2009 in response to several urgent problems. A Hamas-led municipal council had left the city and governorate of Qalqilya in crippling debt. Even after the people of … Continue reading

Palestinian Child Cultural Center

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LOCATION: Al Fawar Refugee Camp, Hebron Governorate The Palestinian Child Cultural Center is located in the al Fawar refugee camp of Hebron. Established in 1995 by a highly professional and well respected group of volunteers, the center had nearly 1200 … Continue reading

Buruqin Women Society

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LOCATION: Buruqin Municipality, Salfit Governorate The women of Buruqin west of Salfit have traditionally not played an active role outside the home. The Buruqin Women Society was established to respond to women’s needs and to provide opportunities for social as … Continue reading

Al Ubeidiya Municipality

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LOCATION: Al Ubeidiya Municipality, Bethlehem Governorate The municipality of Ubeidiya in Bethlehem Governorate is responsible for providing water, electricity and sanitation to 17,000 inhabitants. Ubeidiya is a poor community in which only 27% of homes are connected to the sewer … Continue reading

Yalu Center for Development Studies

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LOCATION: Nablus Municipality, Nablus Governorate The Yalu Center for Development Studies was founded in Nablus to serve the economic, social and cultural needs of women. It soon became clear that the women in the villages surrounding Nablus have the most … Continue reading