Empower youth to drive economic recovery and rebuilding, especially through new technologies that link young software entrepreneurs with the global market.
Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza continue to suffer economically from Israeli policies that severely restrict labor and trade flows, especially in and out of Gaza.
- Children & Youth: Providing Eeducational mentoring, one-on-one tutoring and psychosocial support
- Economic opportunity: Using training, networking and cooperative development events to promote the IT sector
- Emergency response: Providing social and economic support while responding to basic needs in Gaza
All stories about West Bank and Gaza
West Bank and Gaza: ‘Now the worst place you can imagine is the sea’ November 20, 2012
Anas, 22: “I usually wake up every day and stand a bit to watch the beauty of the sea. But now, with Navy warships shelling at least 20-30 rockets per day, the worst place you can imagine is that place — the sea.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘We do not want escalation, but events do not bode well’ November 20, 2012
Alaa: “In Gaza all the days are terrifying and alike. The number of people killed is soaring. Violence is the only thing we see and hear.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘I just wish for peace for all’ November 20, 2012
Alaa, 23 “I usually spend my days at the research lab at school, get lunch with my family and hang out with friends at night. But now we cannot leave the walls of our house.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘Suddenly my bed started shaking’ November 20, 2012
Hazem, 22: “Last night the Israeli air force was striking everywhere.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘It was a very scary night’ November 20, 2012
Deema, 21: “When I woke up this morning, the first question I asked my mother is, ‘Are we all okay?’ It was a a very scary night. Bombings were crazy continuous. I feel like every shelling caused on earthquake.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘We all spend the day like it is the last day of our life’ November 19, 2012
Summer, 21: “There were bombings so near us this morning.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘I am sick of these horrifying explosions’ November 19, 2012
Deema, 21: “The sound of the Palestine Stadium being targeted early this morning was the most intimidating thing I've ever heard in my 21 years. This stadium is very close to my house.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘We live together or die together’ November 19, 2012
Ramy, 24: “I feel that I am so lucky. I bet you are surprised from my answer! Well, I think I am lucky that I had come back to Gaza two week before the offensive started. Thus, I am close to my family. I don’t need to think too much and stay worried and under pressure.
West Bank and Gaza: ‘I woke up today to news of catastrophe’ November 19, 2012
Amal: “I woke up today to news of catastrophe — two members of my family were killed by aggressive attacks to their car. “These difficult days and the situation are affecting me so badly. It makes me nervous and worried all the time!
West Bank and Gaza: ‘All the places around us are targets’ November 19, 2012
Hind: "We're suffering because all the places around us are targets, a lot of the public buildings in my neighborhood were bombed. We sleep on the floor to be safer, but it has started to hurt me. I've been staying awake for the whole night and sleep too late in the morning.