Young Girl Learning Photography
A young girl learns about photography at Shoruq’s media center in Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Palestine.
Children in Gaza with Warm Winter Clothing
A few of the thousands of children in Gaza who received new warm winter clothing thanks to support from Zam Zam Water, Paliroots, and MECA donors.
Child in Gaza getting safe, clean water
One of 66,000 children in Gaza with access to safe, clean water thanks to supporters of MECA’s Maia Project.
I love Gaza Sculpture with two MECA staff members
MECA Gaza staff members Wafaa El-Derawi and Amal Abu Moailqe spend a day at the sea.
Palestinian Elder Man
Youth and staff from MECA’s partner organization Shoruq in Dheisheh Refugee Camp interview their elders about the Nakba and the daily life in the refugee camp.
Palestinian Fair Trade products and handicrafts
Joining Hands’ and MECA’s annual Palestinian Holiday Bazaar in Berkeley, California– providing an opportunity for people to purchase unique gifts and support cooperatives, farmers and artisans in Palestine.
Donate Now Gaza
Kids enjoying new toys, books, and furniture at Msader Kindergarten in Gaza – DONATE

Children playing in Gaza
Children playing on a summer day at the Turath Garden and Playground in Beit Hanoun, Gaza.

Psychologist working with child in gaza
A psychologist working one-on-one with a traumatized student in Rafah, Gaza.

Noam Chomsky with MECA Director Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch
Noam Chomsky with MECA Director Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch at a sold-out event in Oakland for MECA’s 30th Anniversary. Credit: Jay Finneburgh.
Girl performing cycling tricks, gaza
Performing cycling tricks for family and friends at the closing ceremony of our Cycling and Sports for Girls project in Gaza supported by the Big Ride for Palestine.