Projects 2017-08-22T23:44:12+00:00
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MECA supports community projects in the Middle East that meet children’s basic needs and give them opportunities to play, learn and envision a better future.

Projects for Children VIEW ALL

Education for Syrian Refugees

I used to have a peaceful life and live in my amazing home in Deraa [Syria]. I enjoyed the nature [...]

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Support Team for Children who’ve been Arrested

“Imagine a 5, 6, 7-year-old child being arrested. The impact of the child—even if he is eighteen—is very big. The [...]

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New Books, New Readers

I did not imagine that reading stories aloud is something very important for me and my kids, from this moment [...]

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Music Comes to Gaza Schools

“We sing and love life despite the Israeli oppression!” MECA is supporting a music program in Gaza schools for 100 [...]

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“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 [...]

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Aid for Palestine, Lebanon & Syrian Refugees VIEW ALL

Gaza Lights: Electrical Power for People Under Siege

"Many mothers told us the same story. Their children are so scared of the dark they won’t even get up [...]

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Winter Aid for Refugees from Syria

Children of Al-Jalil Center found a great partner with MECA based on our shared goals of helping displaced people and [...]

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Warm Clothes for Children in Gaza

We are still surrounded by bombed out buildings. Family homes are full of holes, letting the cold wind and rain [...]

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Water, Play and Education VIEW ALL

Maia Project: Bringing Clean Water to the Children of Palestine

Impact The Water Crisis in Palestine There is a growing water crisis [...]

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Playgrounds

“You can find all the kids at the playground in the afternoons.” —A mother in one of [...]

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University Scholarships

Impact One Student at a Time Each year, MECA provides more than [...]

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Women’s Income Generation VIEW ALL

Sulafa Embroidery Center

Embroidery takes me from a miserable reality to a magic world. —Samar Embroidery plays a central role in these women’s [...]

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Aseela Women’s Cooperative

Aseela produces a top-quality soap from naturally-grown Palestinian olive oil, using the traditional methods. The collective has grown since its start [...]

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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 [...]

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Educational and Cultural Work in the USA VIEW ALL

Teach Palestine Project

For the past 20 years, teachers have asked MECA to come visit their classes to talk about Palestine and the [...]

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Customized Delegations to Palestine

A Guided Tour with MECA! The Middle East Children's Alliance invites your group of activists, educators, and organizers—or any other [...]

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“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 [...]

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