Virtual Event: Noam Chomsky in conversation with Noura Erakat

A special event benefitting MECA’s work with the legendary Noam Chomsky in conversation with Palestinian-American author/human rights attorney Noura Erekat!

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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.

News & Updates


Virtual Event: Noam Chomsky in conversation with Noura Erakat

Join MECA to hear the legendary NOAM CHOMSKY in conversation with Palestinian-American author/ human rights attorney Noura Erakat! Register HERE! Read More >

Project Updates

Sewing Project for Women in Gaza

Twelve women in Nuseirat Refugee Camp, Gaza took an intensive training course for six months. They learned how to make... Read More >

“Let the Children Play & Heal” in Gaza

We are dealing with children who lost their homes or relatives. It’s still very hard. They isolate themselves. Some are... Read More >

The Blog

A gift for Palestine — and a gift for YOU from Palestine

Join MECA’s Children’s Circle Stand with children and refugees all year round Join the Children's Circle A child in Gaza... Read More >

VIDEO: BIPOC Women: Strong Roots, Moving Forward

Enjoy this recording of a special webinar celebrating International Women's Day with Middle East Children's Alliance! You'll hear from stellar... 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

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