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 educational 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: Youth Voices from Gaza January 6, 2009
West Bank and Gaza: Work in Gaza Continues Amid Closure December 8, 2008
West Bank and Gaza: Sports for Life October 15, 2008
In 2008, the Palestinian Federation for the Disabled became the Palestinian Paralympics Committee (PPC). Its purpose is to enhance the skills and abilities of people with disabilities through sports.
West Bank and Gaza: A Fresco in Gaza August 22, 2008
It came to no surprise to those who know him that the evening after he joined a young couple in Holy Matrimony in Seattle, Father Bruno Segatta traded in his priestly vestments with a pair of jeans and a t-shirt, shoved a ticket into a half-empty backpack and set off toward a much different desti
West Bank and Gaza: Restocking Hospital Closets in Gaza March 14, 2008
Rarely have deliveries of sheets and hospital gowns been so warmly received as in Gaza last month.
West Bank and Gaza: Mercy Corps Joins Call to End Gaza's Violence and Suffering March 6, 2008
West Bank and Gaza: Facts about Mercy Corps in Gaza January 29, 2008
We continue to work with the United Nations, donors and partner organizations to monitor relief shipments into and distributions within Gaza, as well as plan longer-term recovery efforts. We have 25 staff members inside Gaza as well as other staff in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Egypt.
West Bank and Gaza: Breaching the Wall in Gaza January 25, 2008
Gazans' frustration at their isolation and border closures boiled over this week, with Palestinians blasting down the wall separating Gaza from Egypt and tens of thousands flooding through the breach.
West Bank and Gaza: Teenagers in Gaza June 22, 2007
West Bank and Gaza: Turmoil in Gaza June 15, 2007