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
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West Bank and Gaza: Priming Gaza's Economy November 22, 2006
Amid a truce between Israel and the main Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip, Mercy Corps is adding much-needed cash directly into the pockets of vulnerable families.
West Bank and Gaza: Life and Death on the Sea July 29, 2006
Wadi Salqa, Gaza Strip — Despite dire living conditions, Gazans are known for their warm hospitality. But when Mansur Al Saleem invited me to visit his family home last Wednesday, it was not so much an invitation as an explanation.
West Bank and Gaza: Letter to Secretary Rice July 28, 2006
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20520 Dear Madame Secretary,
West Bank and Gaza: In the Crossfire: Needs Persist in Gaza June 16, 2006
Mercy Corps delivered food aid to 317 impoverished families on July 26, part of a continuing effort to ease humanitarian needs in a situation the UN says continues to deteriorate.
West Bank and Gaza: A Growing Despair June 15, 2006
West Bank and Gaza: Struggling to Survive June 1, 2006
West Bank and Gaza: Serving the Vulnerable May 25, 2006
Dier Al Balah, Gaza - First there was 26-year-old Helena, still recovering from five surgeries to repair a broken back that leaves her unable to stand without aid.
West Bank and Gaza: Connecting Two Cultures May 18, 2006
West Bank and Gaza: Gaza Beset By Food Shortages, Economic Woe May 18, 2006
As the representatives of donor governments made fresh vows to rapidly establish a flow of aid to Palestinians on Monday, the humanitarian crisis in Gaza continues.
West Bank and Gaza: Easing the Burden for Gaza's Disabled May 11, 2006