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

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

Dura Commissary for Livestock Development

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LOCATION: Dura Municipality, Hebron Governorate More than 70% of the West Bank’s livestock is concentrated in the south. As more and more Palestinians leave agriculture, citing hard work, long hours and uncertain yield, the Dura Commissary for Livestock Development has … 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

Jinsafut Youth Club

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LOCATION: Jinsafut Village, Qalqiliya Governorate Jinsafut is a 2,000-person village in Qalqiliya Governorate with little more to offer its inhabitants than a working school system. The Jinsafut Youth Club was established to provide urgently needed educational and recreational support to … 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