The Last Days of Ramadan

In Gaza, the humanitarian situation remains dire with high rates of unemployment and crushing poverty leaving parents unable to provide food for their children. Ongoing violence and continued uncertainty with massive unemployment and food insecurity leave little hope for Gazan’s.  This, coupled with COVID-19 restrictions affecting both work and school, leaves children more vulnerable to…

Ramadan Amid An Epidemic

The coronavirus pandemic is worsening the vulnerabilities of families in Gaza, as it is here at home and across the globe. Struggling to feed their families, the economic shock from the pandemic has given parents few options. Many rely on aid from the charity sector or the kindness of neighbors. Our Country Coordinator in Gaza,…

Empowering Women, Ramadan 2020

An integral part of our Ramadan food distribution program is the Chicken Farming Women Empowerment Project. The blockade, now in its 14th year, coupled with the crisis we are facing globally has demonstrated women are affected both at home and in the economy. In Palestine, 20% of all female-headed households live in deep poverty and…

Approaching Ramadan

Your support remains critical during these uncertain times. Concern mounts daily in Gaza with the potential spread of COVID-19. Like the United States, Gaza shops, restaurants, and schools are closed to contain the spread; however, the damage from a 14-year blockade of land, air, and sea further exasperates an economy already in shatters. The lack…

Emergency Food Distribution: Beirut 2020

A failing economy, state of emergency and high unemployment rate have resulted in Lebanese people being unable to afford and/or reach adequate food. In response to this situation, we began an emergency food distribution this past weekend in Beirut’s Chiah-Shatilla Camp. Each kit of food given to families included: tuna, sugar, rice, cheese, pasta, lentils,…

An Update On Our Projects

With the massive transformation of our lives and communities, we know this pandemic will further marginalize already vulnerable communities both here at home and abroad. To keep you informed about the status of all our projects, as well as the opportunities you have to support our work, below is a summary of some of KinderUSA’s…

Bringing Books to Children in Lebanon

For the safety of the children and our partners, while the Coronavirus continues to impact communities across the globe, our response is to operate with remote management in place canceling all nonessential travel. For some areas of operation, local guidance impacts our ability to carry out our programs such as our Mobile Library in Lebanon.…