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Rayan Abu Srour photographed with her certificate of appointment as the Permanent Ambassador to Palestine by Handong University. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Abeer Ismail
25 June 2019
“I’ve been lucky twice! First, when I won a scholarship from Bethlehem University to study in South Korea for a whole semester and, second, when I was named a Permanent Ambassador to Palestine by Handong University.
Hussein al-Najjar is a Palestine refugee from Gaza and a beneficiary of the UNRWA Cash for Work Programme supported by the Czech Republic.©2019 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
21 June 2019
“Before 2006, there were always work opportunities in Gaza. Nowadays, whenever I look for work, I am refused. I have children to feed and a sick mother to care for.”
Three-year-old Malak Ata Qasem drinks milk provided to her family by UNRWA as part of their quarterly food basket. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Mohammad Al Hinnawi
15 May 2019
Nisreen Foad Qasem is a forty-year-old Palestine refugee mother of nine, living in Gaza City. Despite the hard living conditions, resilience and determination emanate from her and every corner of her clean and well-organized home. “My children are all that I live for; I am...
42-year-old Palestine refugee Tahani Ali, who lives with her seven-member family in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, received a three-month work opportunity as a labourer in an agriculture project as part of UNRWA cash-for-work programme. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Ahmed al-Asmar
15 May 2019
“Besides earning some income, this short-term job opportunity planting and picking strawberries allowed me to improve my skills in planting. With this experience, I am now ready to work in any farm and hope that I will find another work opportunity soon to keep supporting...