Tag Archives: Blind

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 […]