|UNRWA and Germany establish Mosaic-making workshop|
|14 May 2013|
Snap. Pop. Snap. Bits of colorful limestone and granite scatter about the worktable as two young women clinch their wrenches, breaking bits of the stones for their most recent mosaic creation.
|UNRWA changes children’s lives with recycled materials|
|25 April 2013|
"Who would have thought that recycling can make such a difference? I can’t thank UNRWA enough for changing my little boy's life”, said the mother of 7-year-old Hadi El Khatib, a resident of Ein El Hilweh refugee camp,
|Royal Charity Organisation of Bahrain donates hearing aids to young Palestine refugees|
|07 March 2013|
Fifty hearing aids have been distributed to young hearing-impaired Palestine refugees at a specialized centre in Gaza thanks to the Royal Charity Organization of Bahrain (RCO).
UNRWA is committed to recognising the needs of Palestine refugees with disabilities in and through its programmes and activities, and in accordance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
|Palestine refugees go for gold at the Paralympic Games|
|31 August 2012|
Two Palestine refugees from the Gaza Strip are in London this week to compete in the Paralympic Games. In addition to honouring their country, they aim to change the image of people with disabilities both in Gaza and abroad.
|Back on her feet: overcoming disability in Gaza|
|16 August 2012|
After discovering a soft tissue mass in her left leg in 2003, Fatmah was scheduled for surgery after surgery. But with a shortage of local expertise to treat her condition, and her family living in poverty, her health care options were limited.
|Visually impaired student in Gaza wins prestigious music scholarship|
|02 May 2012|
With a strong voice, full of hope and life, fourth-grade student Karim Al Aklouk has broken down the barriers imposed on him, both by his visual impairment and by living in the Gaza Strip. Ever since he was a toddler, he loved to sing: “I used to use a bottle to make musical rhythms and songs.”
|UNRWA integrates Deaf students in Gaza Training College|
|21 February 2012|
Brimming with self-confidence, Iman’s hands race between gestures as she shares her thoughts with classmates without speaking. Resisting the limits imposed by her disability, the 24-year-old woman uses sign language to communicate with fellow students at UNRWA’s Gaza Training College.