More Devastation & Loss In Palestine

Once again children and civilians are bearing the brunt of assault on their homes and religious institutions during the holy month of Ramadan. Facing expulsion from their homes to cowering in the arms of equally traumatized parents as bombs rain through the night at a time when families were to share iftar, the breaking of…

Ramadan and the Cruelty of Occupation

With every turn, Nour faces a new hurdle. Supporting a family of 6 in an area of Gaza that still sits under rubble from successive wars, Nour does what he can to care for his family. From working construction to collecting items for recycling, Nour did anything to feed his family until Covid took over…

Ramadan in Lebanon 2021

In Lebanon, food prices continue to increase while the people’s income capacity decreases, with Lebanon now considered having some of the most expensive food in the Middle East and North Africa. With more than 60% of Lebanese living below the poverty line, and the Lebanese pound losing 90% of its value, the state of Palestinian…

Ramadan in Shufat Camp -East Jerusalem

In East Jerusalem, children in the Shufat refugee camp have limited space to grow and to be children in the camp’s population of 80,000.  Residents of the camp are considered Jerusalem citizens; however, they must adhere to stringent checkpoint monitoring, invasive searches, long lines, and the humiliation that accompanies the metal cages surrounding the camp through which…

Cooking Conversation

Ashwaq’s Story

Your support remains critical during Ramadan and beyond. Without you, our work would not be possible! When Ashwaq’s husband passed away three years ago, the 37-year-old widow struggled with the arduous challenge of caring for her seven children. Unable to find employment due to her lack of skills, yet busy with the demand of caring…

Cooking Conversation

Ramadan 2021: Families in Vital Need

Hanin’s StoryHanin is a 30-year-old mother caring for seven children on her own, with the eldest aged seven. Her husband’s recent illness has left him incapable of participating in day-to-day activities. Hanin currently lives in a shelter provided to her out of the goodwill of others. Unfortunately, open sewage runs through the middle of the…

Thank You for Your Generosity

YOU DID IT! The ‘Water Rehabilitation’ campaign for Gaza was met thanks to the generosity of a handful of KinderUSA supporters! After a year of difficulties with accessibility and inclusion associated with remote learning, children in Gaza are finally returning to face-to-face learning with the prospect of clean drinking water and rehabilitated lavatories! Strict health…

Call for Recipes

KinderUSA is in the process of publishing an e-cookbook that will be available for purchase during the holy month of Ramadan.  We are requesting all our supporters to share their favorite family recipes, and we will be making selections from these submissions to be displayed in our Ramadan cookbook!  Our goal is to create a cookbook with authentic,…

Bringing Unique Therapy Options to the Children of Palestine

The Palestinian population continues to face extraordinarily difficult conditions all of which hinder proper psychosocial development.  Years of war, human rights violations, food insecurity, and extreme poverty have only been exacerbated by COVID-19.  These miserable conditions have an immense psychological impact, especially for children who are now quarantined with little to no social interaction.  Families…

Our Continued Work In Gaza

The continued, suffocating, blockade, now approaching its 15th year,  has affected every aspect of life in Gaza, severely limiting access to all essential services, while leaving more than a half-million children without access to safe drinking water. Noura Erakat, human rights attorney and an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University, was recently quoted in the Euro-Mediterranean Human…