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

Sebastia Municipality

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LOCATION: Sebastia Municipality, Nablus Governorate Being the first municipality in the northern West Bank to have a woman mayor is but one facet of Sebastia’s rich history. Located in the hills northwest of Nablus, Sebastia boasts archeological ruins dating back … 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

Ramallah Youth Club

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LOCATION: Ramallah Municipality, Ramallah Governorate Located in the heart of Ramallah City, the Ramallah Youth Club serves both young men and women. The club offers karate and folkloric dabke dance classes, and volunteer activities in the club’s neighborhood and in … 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

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