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

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

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

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

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