Sama, Medical Student

Sep 19, 2023
Sama Nazzal, Medical Student, An-Najah University Meet Sama Nazzal, one of MECA’s recent scholarship recipients. Sama is a 22-year-old medical student at An-Najah university, where her mother and sister studied...
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Amira, Computer Engineering

Apr 16, 2023
Amira lives in Doha City near Bethlehem but her family are refugees originally from the village of Sufla near Jerusalem that was depopulated in 1948. Her father passed away when...
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Shatha, Pharmacy Student

Feb 16, 2023
Shatha, Pharmacy Major, Al-Azhar University, Gaza Shatha’s family is originally from Beer Al-Saba’a, the large region renamed Beer Sheva after it was captured by Israeli forces in 1948 and the...
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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

PaliRoots Meal Program, Women’s Empowerment in Gaza, Aid Updates & More: MECA News Winter 2022

Mar 16, 2022
We're very pleased to send you an electronic version of our most recent printed newsletter. We hope you'll take a few minutes to see all that we are accomplishing together...
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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!...
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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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Sajd, IT Student

Apr 05, 2021
We want you to hear directly from one of the 140 students who are receiving a scholarship this year to study at the university: Sajd was born in 2001 in...
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