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: Easing the Burden for Gaza's Disabled May 11, 2006
West Bank and Gaza: Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza May 5, 2006
West Bank and Gaza: When Life Gives You Olives January 6, 2006
Khuloud Qassem used to think that making soap from olive oil required complex chemical compounds and snazzy technology.
West Bank and Gaza: Hebron: A City on the Brink June 18, 2004
With blueprints in-hand and a determined expression, Ghalib Abu Subaih inspects the construction work completed on the new school he and his neighbors are building in the Abu Sneinah neighborhood of Hebron City.
West Bank and Gaza: Parents and Teachers Come Together to Improve Education June 18, 2004
West Bank and Gaza: As a Wall Goes Up, So Must a School June 15, 2004
West Bank and Gaza: A Girls’ Vocational School Provides Opportunities to More than Just Girls June 15, 2004
West Bank and Gaza: Investing in Dura's Future June 8, 2004
Mercy Corps is making a difference in the troubled West Bank by building schools that impart hope for the future.
West Bank and Gaza: Hope in the Face of Middle East's Despair July 30, 2002
Iraq. Angola. Somalia . . . The list rolls off of his tongue like a who's who of troubled countries, a modern day catalogue of violence and despair. Congo. Uganda. Yemen . . .