The music began and the children of Abu Georges cheered with delight, smiles spreading across their faces. Some could not contain their excitement and they shuffled closer, eager to be near the clowns who stood before them.
The Spanish Committee of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWAce) has been awarded a top prize at the VI International Festival of Social Advertising – Publifestival – for its interactive “Count Me In” online campaign to raise awareness about Palestine refugee children in Gaza.
The recent hot, dry winds made me think that summer was coming early this year. I started thinking of things like summer clothes for the kids, the joys of showering in cool water and sitting on the beach with the children, and playing in the sand
The Spanish Committee for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWAce) will hold a benefit concert in solidarity with the Palestine refugee children of the Gaza Strip on 20 June – World Refugee Day.
A festival of health and nutrition took place in the East Jerusalem refugee camp of Shu’fat, dreamed up by the Agency’s local girls' school to celebrate one year since the transformation of their canteen with healthier food.
American Friends of UNRWA and KinderUSA invite you to join the Gaza Solidarity 5K Walk/Run on 9 June in Washington, DC. This family-friendly 5K provides a rare opportunity for people living in the United States to show their solidarity with the children of Gaza.
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.”
One thousand children attending UNRWA schools in Gaza have flown kites in a symbolic show of support or “kizuna” the Japanese word for solidarity, with the children of Japan and victims of the earthquake and tsunami a year ago.