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95% water in Gaza is unfit for human consumption

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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 $21 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

Events

A Night of Hope for Gaza

Join San Antonio for Justice in Palestine in our 4th annual fundraiser for the children of Gaza. The evening will... Read More >

Project Updates

“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 >

Playgrounds

“You can find all the kids at the playground in the afternoons.” —A mother in one of the villages with... Read More >

The Blog

Close to Home: Gaza knows suffering too well

Child passing rubble from Israeli attacks on Gaza. July 2014. This op-ed was originally published in The Press Democrat When... Read More >

The Lives You Changed

Help change the lives of Palestinian children and refugees from Syria DONATE I want to tell you about a few... 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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