Tag Archives: Palestinians

Gaza School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Read more about Ahmad, Mo’men and their dedicated teacher, Hatem Hamdan here.  The effects of the ongoing, ten-year Israeli-imposed blockade of Gaza have had a destructive impact on the lives of children and their families. Restricted movement of people and goods has crippled the economy and caused widespread unemployment. 70% of Palestinians in Gaza live […]

A Story of Hope in the Gaza Strip

Hatem Hamdan has defied all odds to have a fulfilling life, although his visual impairment could have denied him this potential. In the Gaza Strip, where cultural stigma stands strong, visually impaired children are often made invisible and cut off from vital services such as education. “My parents divorced when they discovered I had a […]

Gaza Families Need Our Help

According to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA 29 UNRWA school buildings – every fifth building – continue to serve as collective centers for over 63,000 displaced. The number of displaced in UNRWA schools remains higher than the number of displaced sheltered during the peak of the hostilities from 27 December 2008 to […]