On the 1st of December, we organized a trip to Susya with the IBDA' in the schools program with students from the Ramallah Friends School (RFS).
Rahaf from Team Dalia and a youth group from Palestine, participated in the Urban Remedy Project (Youth mobilization through Urban gardening) in Berlin, Germany.
We organized a mujawara for the leaders of the initiatives from the IBDA' Youth program in Gaza.
The participating youth visited Al Qarara Cultural museum and learned how it was established through a volunteer group.
t is a challenging job to work in the field of social change; more particularly to mobilize specific groups of people; in my case “the youth” who are mobilized in order to accomplish economic initiatives through youth Ibda’ program. Many obstacles hinder the achievement of the work. This even includes thinking patterns. The Palestinian youth are frustrated;...
Majd and Rasha from team Dalia participated in the plenary meeting of the Foundations For Peace Network (FFP), of which Dalia is a member. FFP is an international network of independent local philanthropic organizations working towards peace and social justice.
We organized the voting day on September 11th for IBDA' Youth Program at the University of Palestine - Gaza, where 28 initiatives were presented. Voting by the community was not feasible, due to the large number of attendants. Therefore, a local committee was formed and they have selected 11 initiatives.
Dalia Association organized a series of solidarity talks, informing participants, who are friends in Solidarity with Palestine about different topics.
The first talk, by Sam Bahour, one of the founders of the Dalia Association, discussed the economic and communications situation in Palestine, after the Oslo Accords.
Over coffee and across a table full of maps, he meticulously walked the participants through the four systems of oppression across occupied Palestine: from the siege in Gaza, to fragmentation in the West Bank, to segregation in East Jerusalem, to the experience of internally displaced Palestinian citizens in Israel’s 1948 borders. This overview laid the groundwork for tourists to understand...
We met on Thursday, the 8th of August, with a group of Gazan farmers who work in the Access Restricted Areas (ARA)- Gaza*, in order to identify their needs, as well as the obstacles and challenges they face in that region.