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…

Last Days of Ramadan

The people in Gaza are unjustly suffering and deserve the right to live as dignified human beings. Calls continue to come in to KinderUSA asking for food assistance. In the final days of Ramadan, over 2000 families have received healthy, nutritious food, restoring a portion of the dignity that has been stripped from them. Mohammed’s…

Grateful in Gaza

The final days of Ramadan finds many families grateful to all who contributed to the fresh food distribution, making this month one where they did not have to worry about how they will feed their children.  Akram and Sabreen, one of the families thankful for your generosity, live in Rafah with their 9 children, the oldest…

Supporting Children This Ramadan

Palestinian children are growing up with a deep sense of hopelessness and insecurity about their future. According to UNICEF, one in four children are in need of psychosocial support to prevent the progression of mental health disorders. Left untreated, children face major challenges from educational attainments to leading productive lives. In addition to our Ramadan…