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

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

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

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

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

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