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

Salfit Governorate

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LOCATION: Salfit Municipality, Salfit Governorate The Governorate of Salfit was established in 2008 and is the most recently formed governorate in the West Bank. Participating in the Community Leadership Empowerment Program’s strategic planning process provided a platform for the governorate … Continue reading

Palestinian Bedouin Development Centre

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LOCATION: Ramadin Village, Hebron Governorate The Ramadin Bedouin Community was one of the only organizations to work with the marginalized Bedouin population in the West Bank. Operating in a remote village south of Hebron the organization showed few signs of … 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

Al Sanabel Cultural Center

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LOCATION: Qusin Village, Nablus Governorate 40 women from the village of Qusin outside Nablus came together in 2004 to found the Sanabel Cultural Center. Their goal was to create a space for women to meet socially and to learn from … Continue reading