Back to School in Gaza

The high unemployment rate (52% overall, 75% among women heads of household) means more and more children are lacking the necessary supplies and clothing to attend school.  Getting an education is a a gift that empowers minds, fosters bright futures, and provides opportunities. In Gaza, going to school also enables children to escape  the trauma…

Lina’s Story

Five year old Lina lives with her 9 member family on the border in Rafah, one of the poorest and most dangerous areas to live in Gaza due to the tunnels. All the children in the family suffer from malnourishment and all exhibit signs of stunting and rickets in addition to post traumatic stress disorder,…

World Refugee Day 2019

Today, on World Refugee Day, we reflect on the importance of family. We are reminded of how Palestinian families in Gaza, the West Bank, and among the larger diaspora, scattered across the globe, persevere against a backdrop of continued denial of respect for human dignity, freedom, and universal human rights. These are values which we…