Mustafa, 14-years old student at Dar Al-Aytam School in Al-Thawri neighborhood in Jerusalem. Several months ago, he was one of the students who were known for their lack of discipline and commitment to the educational process.
Al-Khalidiya Library, an ancient building that dates to the thirteenth century AD, is at the heart of the city of Jerusalem, one hundred meters away from Al-Aqsa Mosque in the “Bab Alsilsila” or Chain Gate area and overlooks the western wall and the Dung Gate or “Bab Al Magharbeh.” Throughout the
Azizah is a mother of five daughters and one boy living in difficult conditions inside a Caravan. Aziza has chronic diseases, namely diabetes and hypertension. Azizah is a widow as she lost her husband a long time ago. She also lost her son in the assault on Gaza 12 years ago.
Alaa Al Dahdouh is a Palestinian farmer who owns a small greenhouse in Gaza. General conditions in Gaza are affecting Alaa and his family directly since the selling prices of their products have dwindled due to the low purchasing power of customers.
“I’m so happy to get my first job opportunity, and excited to start practicing what I have learnt during my academic education”, says Yasmin Aljadba, expressing how she feels after getting her first job.
To most of the participants in the Zyara program, this was their first trip to Palestine. Their prior knowledge was limited to what they had read or heard about in the media, where Palestine is usually portrayed only as a war zone.
The entrance is located in the Bab Hutta area, a few meters away from the gates of the Aqsa Mosque, and is home for four families. Taawon has restored the area and reinvigorated the steadfastness of its residents who are facing an unprecedented process of Judaization.
Taawon rehabilitated the Saint John Eye Clinic near the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem. The building consists of 3 rooms, a bathroom, and a kitchen. The space was previously unusable due to poor structural conditions and deterioration.