Gaza Diaries: Education & Hope

Mar 17, 2022
Meeting with some of the scholarship recipients in Gaza Education is not lifesaving in the same way as food parcels for families living in poverty or clean water for children...
Stories of Our Work

Asma’, Medical Student

Mar 15, 2022
Asma' with her fellow medical students Every time I receive a letter from you, I go running to my mother to share with her the news of getting the scholarship!...
Scholarship Profiles

Your gift will be doubled to “Teach Palestine”

Feb 08, 2022
2019 Teach Palestine delegation in Palestine with youth and staff at Madaa Creative Center in Silwan, East Jerusalem. (Alvin Rosales) “As much as I tried to assimilate at my high...
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Palestinians Fight For Their Village: Virtual Brunch in Solidarity with Silwan

Dec 05, 2021
Last summer, Palestinians and pro-Palestinian activists worldwide rose up to defend Silwan and other villages in East Jerusalem from Israeli bulldozers. Silwan is out of the headlines, but the battle...

Message from Naomi Shihab Nye “The right to learn and imagine”

Nov 30, 2021
Children reading new books that MECA staff shipped to Gaza from the West Bank Dear Friend of MECA, As you may know, I am a Palestinian-American writer and teacher. I...
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TAKE ACTION: Palestinian school demolished & you can help

Nov 11, 2021
Take Action now! Send a letter to congress and protect Palestinian children's right to education Dear MECA friends and supporters, Please help protect Palestinians’ right to education and ensure that...
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After Demolition, Palestinians Call for Protection of Threatened Schools in the Jordan Valley

Nov 01, 2021
Demolition of two classrooms for Palestinian children in the Jordan Valley on October 25, 2021 Last week at 5 PM on Monday, October 25, 2021, Israeli occupation soldiers raided the...
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Edward Said Library, Silwan Branch: A Home for All in the Midst of Home Demolitions

Sep 17, 2021
Children in the reading club All of the children from Batn el-Hawa neighborhood [in Silwan East Jerusalem] are under the risk of forced displacement by home demolitions… or homes being...
Stories of Our Work