Photos of the Year

These are some of our favorite photos from our projects in Palestine and Lebanon this year. We hope these photos draw a smile from you since the initiatives they depict wouldn’t be possible without your solidarity and support.

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The Middle East Children’s Alliance is a nonprofit organization working for the rights and the well-being of children in the Middle East. MECA supports dozens of community projects for Palestinian children and refugees from Syria. Since 1988 we have delivered $27 million in food and medical aid to Palestine, Iraq, and Lebanon. MECA welcomes the support of all people who care about children and their future.

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We create educational and cultural programs in the US and internationally to increase understanding of the lives of children in the Middle East. We collect funds so that we can provide:

  • Direct Aid: Providing food, medicine, medical supplies, clothes, books, toys and school supplies to children
  • Clean, Safe Water: Building and installing water purification units in schools and preschools throughout Gaza
  • Financial Support for Community Projects: Partnering with clinics, kindergartens, counseling centers, libraries, accessible parks and playgrounds, sports teams, arts and media programs.
  • University Scholarships: Awarding scholarships to talented and ambitious high school graduates in the West Bank and Gaza to obtain degrees and the skills to make important contributions to their communities and their country.
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News & Updates

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Project Updates

Teach Palestine Project

MECA’s Teach Palestine Project includes: The Teach Palestine website, a collaborative project by and for K-12 teachers and educators who... Read More >

“A Child’s View from Gaza: Palestinian Children’s Art and the Fight Against Censorship” book

The Middle East Children's Alliance (MECA) is proud to announce the publication of a book called, “A Child’s View from... Read More >

The Blog

Emergency aid needed as winter storms hit Gaza

Donate to provide emergency winter aid to families in Gaza Today it is very cold in Gaza. This weekend there... Read More >

Support and Leadership Opportunities for Jerusalem Youth

MECA supports the Youth Leadership Program at the Madaa Creative Center in Silwan, East Jerusalem, one of many psychosocial initiatives... Read More >

What People Are Saying

Well known academics, activists and professionals support MECA’s work

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They do incredible work, courageous work of enormous significance for major problems. The problems facing children under occupation and under military attack. And they have had a great record of success…

NOAM CHOMSKY, American Linguist, Philosopher, Cognitive Scientist, Historian, Social Critic and Activist

MECA has been phenomenal at making sure there’s solidarity for Palestine among people around the world. Making sure that solidarity is felt, that it gives peoople sustenance, the ability to resist, and to maintain their dignity.

Diana Buttu, Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer and Activist

Thank You to Our Supporters

Read about the different ways other supporters have made a difference

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