Advocates for Human Rights

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LOCATION: Bethlehem Municipality, Bethlehem Governorate The organization Advocates for Human Rights conducts workshops to promote social and human rights for women and youth in remote villages of the Bethlehem governorate. The group targets isolated localities, particularly conservative ones, where women … Continue reading

Kharas Charitable Society

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LOCATION: Kharas Municipality, Hebron Governorate Located in the mountains outside Hebron, The Kharas Charitable Society has long enjoyed an outstanding reputation distributing food to the poor. The organization used a 2009 Community Leadership Empowerment Program award to open a computer … 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

Aida Youth Activities Center

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LOCATION: Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem Governorate The Aida Youth Activities Center improves living conditions for inhabitants of Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp, many of whom lost their jobs as a result of the separation wall. The organization runs a recreational center … Continue reading

Idhna Society for Higher Education

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LOCATION: Idhna Municipality, Hebron Governorate West of Hebron, the Idhna Society for Higher Education secures scholarships for economically disadvantaged university students. The Idnha Society ranks in importance second only to Idhna’s municipal government, serving 400 people daily. A 2009 CLEP … Continue reading

Qarawat Bani Zeid Women Center

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LOCATION: Qarawat Bani Zeid Village, Ramallah Governorate Qarawat Bani Zeid is a remote village in northern Ramallah governorate. Ms. Sahhar Arrar, a teacher and active community member, founded the Qarawat Bani Zeid Women Center to bring together the women of … Continue reading