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Update with Photos and Videos of MECA’s Emergency work in Palestine & Lebanon

May 23, 2020
Health worker in Gaza tries on Personal Protective Equipment Thank you to the hundreds of supporters who contributed to MECA’s pandemic relief efforts. We wanted to let you know what...
Stories of Our Work

PaliRoots Raises more than $100,000 to Provide Nutritious Meals for Children in Gaza

May 19, 2020
PaliRoots campaign has raised more than $100,000! Huge thanks to our partner PaliRoots for organizing this campaign benefiting MECA. All donations from the LaunchGood campaign will come directly to MECA...
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VIDEO: Distribution of 2000 food parcels in Gaza

May 16, 2020
? With support from Zam Zam Water, PaliRoots, and MECA donors, we distributed 2000 food parcels to families in Gaza.
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Support Palestinian women protecting their communities on Giving Tuesday!

May 05, 2020
I live with my family in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. We have been under a lockdown for two months – this time not from a curfew imposed by...
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Teach Palestine: 2019 Year in Review

Apr 27, 2020
Teach Palestine delegation with youth and staff at Madaa Creative Center in Silwan, East Jerusalem The high point of the year for MECA’s Teach Palestine Project was our June 2019...
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We Are All Gazans Now . . . Sort Of

Apr 24, 2020
Palestinian artist Samah Saed, decorates a protective face mask to encourage people to wear them as a precaution against the coronavirus, at a workshop in the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza,...

Online Events to enjoy from your home

Apr 16, 2020
Below are some educational and cultural online events we wanted to share - you can enjoy them while staying home. Tomorrow is Palestinian Political Prisoner's Day and MECA joins the...
Community Events

VIDEO: Fighting the Coronavirus in Gaza: Distribution of hygiene and cleaning supplies

Mar 30, 2020
? The Middle East Children's Alliance with our community partners in Gaza distributed packages of cleaning and hygiene supplies to 1570 families and educational leaflets about best practices for preventing...
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